McCain recalled fondly as passionate boxing fan

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year, was a passionate boxing fan who long advocated for better protections for professional fighters. "He was important in everything in boxing -- Jack Johnson, the Ali Act," Arum said of McCain. In an interview last year, McCain said his greatest memory as an Arizona sports fan was Luis Gonzalez's walk-off hit off the New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series.


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