Teofilo Stevenson

In Tribute to Cuban Boxing Legend Teofilo Stevenson

John Wight | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Sport
John Wight

"What is one million dollars compared with the love of eight million Cubans?" These were the words of legendary Cuban heavyweight boxer Teofilo Stevenson, who died this week at age 60, in response to a lucrative multi-million-dollar offer to turn pro and fight Muhammad Ali after winning his second gold medal at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.