Dewey Bozella who spent 26 years in prison wins his 1st pro fight at age 52

Dewey Bozella, who earlier this year was the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Award made his professional boxing debut yesterday at the Staples Center at the age of 52. Dewey, whose case has received international attention for being wrongfully convicted and spent 26 years in prison, has inspired millions of people throughout the world. Last night, in his professional boxing debut he lived out his dream of becoming a professional boxer. It was a 4 round fight against a boxer who clearly wanted to quit and be disqualified but the referee made the fight go on and Dewey won his first and only fight on a unanimous decision.

For those who have not seen the video on Dewey’s life and his speech when receiving the Arthur Ashe Award, click on the link below to learn more about this amazing man.
Here is Dewey in action.

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