The great George Foreman once said boxing is like jazz — the better it is, the less people understand it.
Pernell Whitaker was a musician in the boxing ring with a style never to be duplicated
"When I first saw "Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker" in Training Camp; it was like watching a Cat with boxing gloves," Foreman said. "Best balance I'd ever seen in a Boxer."
Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia