Charles 'Hammer' Turell
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... Charles 'Hammer' Turell
"Family Legacy". Petaluma, Calif.: MP Publishing. ISBN: 978-1849821063.
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6' 6" (1.98 m)
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I didn't really like Christopher Reeve
, we didn't really get on. I thought he was a bit of an asshole. But, when he got hurt, my heart went out to him and I've seen the courage he gave people. And that was magic. So he did do something with his life that was kind of good and for that, I give him a lot of credit. I can't be a hypocrite, I'm not going to say we were best friends and all that shit, ...
A boxing contender in the heavyweight division from 1966-1974, he beat Danny McAlindon via an eight-round decision in one match; he lost to George Foreman in five rounds in another. Illness forced his retirement in 1974. He won 34 heavyweight bouts and at one time was the world's 10th-ranked heavyweight fighter.