Butch Lewis Dies At 65: Promoter For Ali & Frazier

As thousands of people watched the Amir Khan-Zab Judah fight on Saturday, HBO made a special tribute to boxing promoter Butch Lewis.
The 65-year-old died because of an apparent heart attack.

Butch Lewis Dies At 65: Ali & Frazier Promoter

Lewis was best known for making a fashion statement by wearing his tuxedos with no shirts and a bow tie.

Lewis promoted the Michael Spinks- Mike Tyson fight. The 1988 fight ended with a first round knockout of Spinks who made $13.5 million. Lewis also worked with Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier.