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Greg Page

Born: 1958-10-25 - Died: 2009-04-27
Cause of Death:
Complications from brain damage


Death Summary: On April 27, 2009 Greg Page died due to complications from a fight in 2001, which left his body paralyzed on the left side of his body.

Who was Greg Page : Page was a former World Boxing Association Heavyweight champion from 1984 to 1985. His professional record, at the time of his retirement, was 58 – 17 – 1 with 48 knockouts.

Early in his career Page started out 13 – 0 and captured the USBA Heavyweight title from Stan Ward on February 11, 1980. He continued onto a record of 19 – 0 and was considered a contender for the world title.

In his first title shot Page lost a 12-round decision on March 9, 1984, even though he was considered the favorite. He got a second shot at the title on December 1, 1984 when he knocked out the heavily favored Gerrie Coetzee in the 8th round.

Page lost the title on April 29, 1985 to Tony Tubbs and began to see his career spiral downward.

On March 9, 2001 Page was fighting Dale Crowe when he suffered brain damage and slipped into a coma. The damage left his body paralyzed on the left side, and he was confined to a wheelchair.
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3 Signatures in Greg Page's guestbook

  1. mike shimer Says:

    Greg Page was a special man who never gave in to the spoils and spotlight of being a champion.He just wanted to fight and fight he did all the way to the end.No more pain.Off to heaven.SHIMMY

  2. Patricia Page Says:

    The man, the legend, GREG PAGE will never be forgotten. RIP CHAMP Greg Page!! Louisville, KY

  3. Mr.Carrot46 Says:

    For some folks I know, it is an irrepressible and damnable urge. ,


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