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I totally missed the boat on Floyd Cummings' ridiculous lawsuit

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

And for that, I apologize.

TMZ broke it last week that Floyd "Jumbo" Cummings, the final opponent of Joe Frazier's storied career, is suing ESPN Classic for airing their fight.

He is suing them because it violates the Right of Publicity Act, and brings Cummings' name into the public spotlight. He has lived a quiet life, he says, and since ESPN Classic used his name without his consent, they have somehow destroyed that. The entire, amazing suit is in PDF form here, thanks to TMZ.

Floyd Cummings is serving a life sentence for armed robbery as a habitual criminal. You can read about that here. I hope he doesn't sue me.

This is just an awe-inspiring lawsuit. I don't even have the words, really.

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