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Floyd Cummings / Prison Boxing Team #483058

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) Mbr. of unusual boxing team profiled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Waukegan, Illinois) Prisoners belonging to boxing team at Joliet prison shown. For 1st time, members out of prison for wkend. to compete in state AAU boxing tournament. Team heavyweight is Floyd "Jumbo" Cummings; Cummings in prison for murder. Cummings very good boxer; Cummings shown at AAU matches. Cummings wins Illinois AAU heavyweight championship; to compete in national amateur tournament next month in LA.

(Studio) Ron Lyle spent 7 years in prison for 2nd degree murder; Lyle to fight Muhammad Ali for heavyweight championship May 16.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kay, Dick

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