Boxing manager and mentor to Ken Buchanan;
Born: August 27, 1914; Died: July 8, 2012.
Tommy Buchanan, who has died aged 98, was that rare thing – a father who mentored his boxing son to the great benefit of his career.
It is common currency among boxing aficionados worldwide that a father who takes a leading role in his son's ring amateur or pro career can have a disastrously negative effect.
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