Episode 38: Jimmy Jacobs

Jimmy Jacobs was Mike Tyson's first professional boxing manager in 1984. He might have been considered "The Most Interesting Man in the World" in 1986 as he was arguably the "Greatest of All-Time" at three different things by the mid-1980s. Learn about this all-time boxing character on today's episode of the Characters of Boxing (And Beyond) Podcast.

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