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Drew "Bundini" Brown
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1928
Death: Sep. 24, 1987

Boxing trainer and actor. Longtime trainer, colorful motivator and ringside cornerman/jester for boxing legend Muhammad Ali. He was also one of Ali's speechwriters and poets, which includes the famous "Float Like a Butterfly - Sting like a Bee."
Before serving in Ali's corner, Brown worked in the corner of boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson.
Troubled by alcohol and drugs (he once sold one of Ali's title belts for heroin), Brown was a self-proclaimed black Jew and attributes to Moses to have led Ali to the promised land (world's heavyweight boxing title), and oftentimes claimed to have used his "voodoo" and "magic" to help Ali.
Brown performed a brief stint in Hollywood, having appeared in feature films "Shaft" (1971), "Shaft's Big Score" (1972), "Aaron Loves Angela" (1975), "The Color Purple" (1985) and just before his death, "Penitentiary III" (1987). 
 
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  Drew Brown (1894 - 1973)
 
Burial:
Page Jackson Cemetery
Sanford
Seminole County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: GoldBootGA
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
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RIP Bundini. I never forgot all the fun that you and Ali had during your years of being together. I did not know that you were the one who wrote all of Ali's poetry and rhyme. You was the creative motivator in Ali's corner. Again, RIP Bundini.
- Omar Pasha
 Added: Jun. 18, 2016
'Rumble Young Man Rumble, Ah !
-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016
RIP Drew "Bundini" Brown.... I was surprised that you on had 2 other visitors to your site......Rest Well
- William "Smokey" Robinson
 Added: Dec. 31, 2015
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