Eddie Futch Athlete

Eddie Futch (August 9, 1911 – October 10, 2001) was a boxing trainer. Among the fighters he trained are Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Larry Holmes, and Trevor Berbick, four of the five men to defeat Muhammad Ali.Eddie Futch was the trainer of record for Joe Frazier, Riddick Bowe, and Montell Griffin when they defeated and handed future Hall of Fame fighters Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield, and Roy Jones, Jr., their first professional defeats. In Baltimore, Maryland, a new Boxing gym is being built in honor of the Hall of Fame Trainer it will be called Futch Gym and will be opening as early as fall of 2014.

Personal facts

Birth dateAugust 09, 1911
Birth place
Hillsboro Mississippi
Nationality
United States
Date of deathOctober 10, 2001