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English 'Bouie' Fisher dies at 83

Updated: July 1, 2011, 11:43 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

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English "Bouie" Fisher, the Philadelphia trainer who guided Bernard Hopkins for most of his career, including to the undisputed middleweight championship, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 83.

Fisher was a mainstay of the Philadelphia boxing scene for decades. Although he worked with many fighters during his long career, he is best known for training Hopkins.

Fisher took Hopkins, an ex-convict with an 0-1 professional ...

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