Former heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young, who beat George Foreman and fought Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton in the 1970s, died on Sunday Feb. 20, 2005 at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. The 6-1, 210-pound Young compiled a 35-18-3 record with 12 knockouts during a career that spanned from 1969-90. Young lost a championship bout to Ali on April 30, 1976, although some boxing experts disputed the decision. Shown here, Young, at the left, beat Foreman nearly a year later in a 12-round decision in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on March 17, 1977. His toughest loss was a split decision to Norton on Nov. 5, 1977, in a WBC elimination bout in Las Vegas.
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