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May 13, 1990 | BART WRIGHT, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
Not that long ago, Johnny Bumphus supplemented his professional boxing income with a job at the sheriff's department in Nashville, Tenn. He worked there four years, in the early '80s, in and around training for bouts that took him to a world junior welterweight championship. Bumphus was an extra on the Nashville staff, often relegated to the least-enjoyable aspects of correctional work.
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September 19, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Former junior-welterweight champion Johnny Bumphus was wounded in a scuffle in which another man was fatally stabbed, police said. The dead man was identified as Douglas Shoffner, 58, of Tacoma, Wash. Bumphus won the World Boxing Assn. vacant junior-welterweight title Jan. 22, 1984, with a 15-round decision over Lorenzo Garcia in Atlantic City, N.J.
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May 13, 1990 | BART WRIGHT, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
Not that long ago, Johnny Bumphus supplemented his professional boxing income with a job at the sheriff's department in Nashville, Tenn. He worked there four years, in the early '80s, in and around training for bouts that took him to a world junior welterweight championship. Bumphus was an extra on the Nashville staff, often relegated to the least-enjoyable aspects of correctional work.
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March 1, 1990
Johnny Bumphus, a member of the U.S. boxing team that was denied a chance to compete in the 1980 Olympic Games, was arrested in Tacoma, Wash., for investigation of possessing cocaine.
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September 19, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Former junior-welterweight champion Johnny Bumphus was wounded in a scuffle in which another man was fatally stabbed, police said. The dead man was identified as Douglas Shoffner, 58, of Tacoma, Wash. Bumphus won the World Boxing Assn. vacant junior-welterweight title Jan. 22, 1984, with a 15-round decision over Lorenzo Garcia in Atlantic City, N.J.
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February 23, 1987
Lloyd Honeyghan stopped American challenger Johnny Bumphus in the second round Sunday at Wembley, England, to retain his World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation welterweight titles. Referee Sam Williams of Detroit halted the fight, scheduled for 15 rounds, after 55 seconds of the second when the challenger, from Mount Laurel, N.J., was caught on the ropes and heading for a third visit to the canvas.
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March 1, 1990
Johnny Bumphus, a member of the U.S. boxing team that was denied a chance to compete in the 1980 Olympic Games, was arrested in Tacoma, Wash., for investigation of possessing cocaine.
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February 23, 1987
Lloyd Honeyghan stopped American challenger Johnny Bumphus in the second round Sunday at Wembley, England, to retain his World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation welterweight titles. Referee Sam Williams of Detroit halted the fight, scheduled for 15 rounds, after 55 seconds of the second when the challenger, from Mount Laurel, N.J., was caught on the ropes and heading for a third visit to the canvas.
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June 15, 1998 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Feeling comfortable with his big lead, Isao Aoki decided to create his own excitement Sunday. He opened the door a little for Larry Nelson, then slammed it in his face. "This morning I tried to play like I needed a 69," Aoki said after seeing an eight-stroke lead slip to two before steadying himself for a two-stroke victory over Nelson in the BellSouth Senior Classic at Nashville, Tenn. "It turned out to be more fun because I bogeyed [Nos.] 6 and 7."
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