Adventures of Superman: Aaron Davis ruled New York with KO of Mark Breland

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Aaron Davis boasted just 17 amateur fights to his name yet, in July 1990, knocked out the 1984 Olympic gold medallist Mark Breland, writes Elliot Worsell

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HIS nickname suggested he was something more than a
fighter. Something more than tough. Something more than a man.

Superman.

That’s what they called Aaron Davis in the ’80s and ’90s
and when it was said – Aaron ‘Superman’ Davis – it would roll off the tongue with
such ease it was permissible to believe it was the New Yorker’s given middle
name from birth.


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