Gene Fullmer

Boxing champ Gene Fullmer: An ordinary family with an extraordinary life and legacy

Gene Fullmer, his brothers and their families have given Utahns an extraordinary legacy of sports and service. The former middleweight world champion passed away April... Read more »

May 3, 2015


End of an era — the last of the Fighting Fullmers

The passing of former middleweight champion Gene Fullmer (aka "The Mormon Mauler") marks the passing of a golden era in Utah sports and boxing. Read more »

April 29, 2015


Brad Rock: Gene Fullmer, the 'Mormon Mauler,' couldn't be anything but himself

West Jordan native's sense of humor belied his power in the ring. Read more »

April 28, 2015

1 comment

Former world middleweight champion Gene Fullmer dies at 83

Gene Fullmer, who won the world middleweight championship in 1957, died at home Monday night. His younger brother, Jay Fullmer, was laid to rest Monday afternoon. The... Read more »

April 27, 2015


Utah boxing legends deserve accolades for volunteering time to teach the youth

The three Fighting Fullmers, Hall of Fame boxers from Utah, deserve to be remembered for their dedication to the sport and their selfless service in teaching the sport... Read more »

April 24, 2015


Youth Pioneer Production honors modern-day pioneer

Utah Pioneer Days and the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund will be honoring a modern-day pioneer during the Youth Pioneer Production. Read more »

July 18, 2014


  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments