The Legendary Hand Speed Of Meldrick “TNT” Taylor

 
 

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Taylor, one of many boxing champions hailing from the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and learned his craft in the gyms of his hometown and posted a 99-4 record as an amateur fighter. In 1984, Taylor earned a spot on the 1984 U.S. Olympic team at the age of 17, and claimed the gold medal in the featherweight division. Following his victory, he joined the professional ranks and we all know what happened to his career after he chocked in defeat to Julio Cesar Chavez.