TITLE

Trinidad, Whitaker continue welterweight tournament

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Howie
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;02/1899, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the upcoming bout between welterweight boxers Pernell Whitaker and Felix Trinidad on February 20, 1999. Win-loss records of Whitaker and Trinidad; Importance of the fight to Whitaker's career; Concerns about Whitaker's dwindling boxing skills; Promotion of the fight by Don King Productions in association with HBO Sports and Main Events.
ACCESSION #
1610096

 

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