Episode 55: Butch Lewis

Butch Lewis helped earn Michael Spinks nearly $14 million in a fight lasting just 90 seconds against Mike Tyson. As Philadelphia's very own, he was known for his trademark wardrobe of a tuxedo jacket, bow tie and no shirt underneath. With the notable exception of Don King, Lewis could easily be considered boxing's most colorful and savvy business mind throughout the 1970s and 80s.

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