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King's rivals all sought to promote the bout, but King was able to secure the then-record million purse through an arrangement with the government of Zaire.Don King induced a Cleveland tycoon named Carl Lombardo to underwrite the show for

King's rivals all sought to promote the bout, but King was able to secure the then-record $10 million purse through an arrangement with the government of Zaire.Don King induced a Cleveland tycoon named Carl Lombardo to underwrite the show for $1.3‐million.Throughout the decade, he compiled an impressive roster of fighters, many of whom would finish their career with Hall of Fame credentials.Fighters including Larry Holmes, Wilfred Benítez, Roberto Durán, Salvador Sánchez, Wilfredo Gómez, and Alexis Argüello would all fight under the Don King Productions promotional banner in the 1970s.One was an exclusive promotional contract with Don King, two were managerial contracts with Carl King, identical except one was "for show" that gave Carl King 33% of Witherspoon's purses and the other gave King a 50% share, more than is allowed by many boxing commissions. Other examples include Witherspoon being promised $150,000 for his fight with Larry Holmes, but receiving only $52,750.King's son Carl took 50% of Witherspoon's purse, illegal under Nevada rules, and the WBC sanctioning fee was also deducted from his purse.

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King's rivals all sought to promote the bout, but King was able to secure the then-record $10 million purse through an arrangement with the government of Zaire.

Don King induced a Cleveland tycoon named Carl Lombardo to underwrite the show for $1.3‐million.

Throughout the decade, he compiled an impressive roster of fighters, many of whom would finish their career with Hall of Fame credentials.

Fighters including Larry Holmes, Wilfred Benítez, Roberto Durán, Salvador Sánchez, Wilfredo Gómez, and Alexis Argüello would all fight under the Don King Productions promotional banner in the 1970s.

One was an exclusive promotional contract with Don King, two were managerial contracts with Carl King, identical except one was "for show" that gave Carl King 33% of Witherspoon's purses and the other gave King a 50% share, more than is allowed by many boxing commissions. Other examples include Witherspoon being promised $150,000 for his fight with Larry Holmes, but receiving only $52,750.

King's son Carl took 50% of Witherspoon's purse, illegal under Nevada rules, and the WBC sanctioning fee was also deducted from his purse.

He was forced to train at King's own training camp at Orwell, Ohio, instead of Ali's Deer Lake camp which Ali allowed Witherspoon to use for free.

For his fight with Greg Page he received a net amount of $44,460 from his guaranteed purse of $250,000.

.3‐million.Throughout the decade, he compiled an impressive roster of fighters, many of whom would finish their career with Hall of Fame credentials.Fighters including Larry Holmes, Wilfred Benítez, Roberto Durán, Salvador Sánchez, Wilfredo Gómez, and Alexis Argüello would all fight under the Don King Productions promotional banner in the 1970s.One was an exclusive promotional contract with Don King, two were managerial contracts with Carl King, identical except one was "for show" that gave Carl King 33% of Witherspoon's purses and the other gave King a 50% share, more than is allowed by many boxing commissions. Other examples include Witherspoon being promised 0,000 for his fight with Larry Holmes, but receiving only ,750.King's son Carl took 50% of Witherspoon's purse, illegal under Nevada rules, and the WBC sanctioning fee was also deducted from his purse.

After dropping out of Kent State University, he ran an illegal bookmaking operation out of the basement of a record store on Kinsman Road, and was charged with killing two men in incidents 13 years apart.Mike Tyson, the former undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, says of his former manager, "(King is) a wretched, slimy, reptilian motherfucker. He asked Shabazz to visit Ali (who was in the hospital due to his failing health) and get him to sign the letter and then give Ali the ,000. The letter even gave King the right to promote any future Ali fights.According to Shabazz, "Ali was ailing by then and mumbling a lot.Video Techniques put in 0,000 and that just about took care of the nut.

Chuck Wepner went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali, knocking down his opponent in the ninth round, as an unheralded challenger for the WBA and WBC world heavyweight champion crowns in 1975.Don King's wife Henrietta died on December 2, 2010 at the age of 87. presidential election, which included attendance at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City.