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is a Guyanese boxer
Boxing, also called pugilism, is a combat sport in which two people fight each other using their fists. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series of between one to three minute intervals called rounds...
and was a highly touted prospect in the heavyweight division.
Known as "Tombstone", Purlette turned pro in 1992 and won his first 32 bouts, including a victory over Jimmy Thunder
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. His career was sidetracked in 2001 when he faced Eliecer Castillo
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and was KO'd in the 5th round. He later lost to veteran Jeremy Williams
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in 2003 and KOd by Aaron Williams
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