Kenny Bayless

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Kenny Bayless
Born 1950 (age 67–68)
Occupation Boxing referee
Spouse(s) Lynora[1]
Relatives 3 sons[2]

Kenny Bayless (born 1950)[3] is an American boxing referee from Nevada. He is best known for having refereed many of the sport's superfights, including Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton, Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Ricky Hatton vs. Paulie Malignaggi, Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito, Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto, Canelo Álvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin, as well as Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao. Bayless's catchphrase, when giving his instructions to the fighters before the opening bell, is "What I say you must obey." Bayless is set to star as himself in the upcoming Creed 2 Film. [4]


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  1. ^ Docetoni, Guy. "Kenny Bayless: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know".
  2. ^ HBOBoxing (10 September 2014). "Cornered: Kenny Bayless (HBO Boxing)" – via YouTube.
  3. ^ "BoxRec - Kenny Bayless".
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