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Ambrose Mendy

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Ambrose Mendy (born 1954) is a Black British boxing promoter and sports agent. One of eleven children born to a British Mother and West African Father, Mendy was raised in East London. He was a precocious football talent who was on the books at West Ham until an early marriage put paid to his ambitions. Mendy's first venture into sport was as advisor to his friend Laurie Cunningham. Cunningham was the finest pure talent of his era. Mendy then joined forces with Frank Warren in a foray into an alternative to the established British Boxing Board of Control's grip on Boxing in the UK. The group in that ensemble included The late Jon'Tiny' Robinson, Mick Williamson, Vic Andretti and Chris Dundee all of whom were to become significant figures in the British Fight industry. Mendy and Warren split acrimoniously. He later represented Boxer Lloyd Honeyghan who became undisputed World Welterweight Champion defeating the acclaimed 'pound for pound' best fighter n the planet, Donald Curry,in one of the greatest upsets in sports history. Mendy then represented boxer Nigel Benn taking him to the pinnacle of World Middleweight Champion and a global sporting star. Benn achieved the status of  ( Wikipedia article )

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1954

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