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Richard Steele (born 1944) is a former member of the United States Marine Corps and famous boxing referee. Steele was a teammate of future world Heavyweight champion Ken Norton in the Marines. He began his career as an amateur boxer while with the Marines, compiling a record of 12 wins and 3 losses before launching a professional career. He had 16 wins and 4 defeats as a professional fighter. Steele began referring fights in the 1970s, and he went on to referee in 167 world title fights around the world. In 1983, he referred his first major fight, when Aaron Pryor knocked out Alexis Arguello in ten rounds in their rematch. Other fights Steele refereed included Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor I, and the fight where Sugar Ray Leonard made his comeback after a three year lay-off in 1987 to beat Hagler.Presented here is a cut ink signature of Steele.
This is a cut ink signature of Steele.The cut measures 4 1/2 inches by 5 inches.The cut is on dark paper and is torn on the left side.The signature is inscribed,in ink and clean.

Size: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2

Condition: very good