Harry Kabakoff

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Harry Kabakoff, born Melville Himmelfarb, was a boxing manager based out of Los Angeles. Kabakoff died in November 2009. He was the nephew of Harry Kabakoff (The Ghetto Ghost).

“He was maybe the most colorful character in boxing that I’ve ever met, and everyone in boxing is colorful,’’ said Bill Caplan, a boxing publicist. “He was a rogue and a rascal, and he was funny and lovable.’’ [1]

  • Alternately known as 'Da big man', 'Hula Harry' (because of his wild Hawaiian shirts), but most often known as 'El Ruso Loco' (the crazy Russian).