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October 4, 1989
Former middleweight champion Rocky Graziano, 68, remained in stable condition two days after collapsing in his Manhattan apartment.
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May 25, 1990 | From Associated Press
People glanced at them, not because of their celebrity but because of their faces, which marked them as fighters, to some objects of curiosity. Neither Frank Szuzina nor Tom O'Shea made a mark on boxing as Rocky Graziano did, nor have they achieved the level of recognition reached by the former middleweight champion. The Rock, however, left his mark on them, and the two old pros came to St. Patrick's Cathedral today to say farewell to Graziano, who died Tuesday night.
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April 12, 1990 | Associated Press
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano was in critical condition today, four days after suffering a stroke, according to a published report. The New York Daily News reported in today's editions that Graziano was stricken at his home and taken to New York Hospital. A spokeswoman at the hospital told the Associated Press that the 69-year-old former boxer was a patient, but said she was not permitted to discuss his condition.
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May 24, 1990
Rocky Graziano's friends and fans mourned the death of the former middleweight champion. Graziano, 71, died Tuesday in New York after a lengthy illness. "He's gone to join somebody that liked him," said his old friend Bert Sugar, editor of Boxing Illustrated.
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October 3, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano was reported in stable condition today and resting comfortably in Lenox Hill Hospital after collapsing at his home. Graziano, 68, was taken to the hospital Sunday after he "went limp all over," his daughter, Audrey Weisman, said. "It doesn't look good," Weisman said. "He collapsed totally--physically and mentally." Weisman said her father went to the hospital last week for a checkup and "came home the next day worse than he's ever been."
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October 3, 1989 | Associated Press
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano has been hospitalized after collapsing at home, according to his family. Graziano, 68, was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital after he "went limp all over" Sunday at his apartment, his daughter, Audrey Weisman, said. "It doesn't look good," Weisman said. "He collapsed totally--physically and mentally." Doctors didn't reveal a diagnosis.
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May 23, 1990 | BENNY GREEN, THE GUARDIAN
Only rarely does the modern professional fighter impinge on the cultural history of his time. More than one great champion has been spotted in training reading the funnies, caught red-handed by reporters delighted to find someone even less literate than they.
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May 25, 1990 | From Associated Press
People glanced at them, not because of their celebrity but because of their faces, which marked them as fighters, to some objects of curiosity. Neither Frank Szuzina nor Tom O'Shea made a mark on boxing as Rocky Graziano did, nor have they achieved the level of recognition reached by the former middleweight champion. The Rock, however, left his mark on them, and the two old pros came to St. Patrick's Cathedral today to say farewell to Graziano, who died Tuesday night.
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May 23, 1990 | ED SCHUYLER JR., ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rocky Graziano, the middleweight boxing champion whose life was turned into a movie, died of cardiopulmonary failure Tuesday night at New York Hospital. He was 71. Graziano, who entered the hospital April 8 after suffering a stroke, died at 7:24 p.m. EDT, according to Diana Goldin, public affairs director for the hospital. Graziano, who was treated last year for physical and mental exhaustion, suffered a heart attack in February.
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May 23, 1990 | ED SCHUYLER JR., ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rocky Graziano, the middleweight boxing champion whose life was turned into a movie, died of cardiopulmonary failure Tuesday night at New York Hospital. He was 71. Graziano, who entered the hospital April 8 after suffering a stroke, died at 7:24 p.m. EDT, according to Diana Goldin, public affairs director for the hospital. Graziano, who was treated last year for physical and mental exhaustion, suffered a heart attack in February.
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May 23, 1990 | BENNY GREEN, THE GUARDIAN
Only rarely does the modern professional fighter impinge on the cultural history of his time. More than one great champion has been spotted in training reading the funnies, caught red-handed by reporters delighted to find someone even less literate than they.
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April 12, 1990 | Associated Press
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano was in critical condition today, four days after suffering a stroke, according to a published report. The New York Daily News reported in today's editions that Graziano was stricken at his home and taken to New York Hospital. A spokeswoman at the hospital told the Associated Press that the 69-year-old former boxer was a patient, but said she was not permitted to discuss his condition.
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October 3, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano was reported in stable condition today and resting comfortably in Lenox Hill Hospital after collapsing at his home. Graziano, 68, was taken to the hospital Sunday after he "went limp all over," his daughter, Audrey Weisman, said. "It doesn't look good," Weisman said. "He collapsed totally--physically and mentally." Weisman said her father went to the hospital last week for a checkup and "came home the next day worse than he's ever been."
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October 3, 1989 | Associated Press
Former world middleweight champion Rocky Graziano has been hospitalized after collapsing at home, according to his family. Graziano, 68, was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital after he "went limp all over" Sunday at his apartment, his daughter, Audrey Weisman, said. "It doesn't look good," Weisman said. "He collapsed totally--physically and mentally." Doctors didn't reveal a diagnosis.
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