May 30, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/21/2014

" You know, there are a lot of guys from Jacksonville who have never done anything. I've fought for the world title twice."

-- Dorcy Gaymon

Six days a week, Dorcy Gaymon’s amiable eyes and soft-spoken demeanor greet shoppers at Solomon’s Venture on Art Museum Drive.

But a closer look reveals a 6-foot-5-inch frame and fists that resemble anvils.

Those assets, along with a great jab and right uppercut put Gaymon in the ring with some of the best fighters in the world during boxing’s last heyday in the 1980s.

Read more at the Florida Times-Union.

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