(May 7, 1950- )
Born in Bridge City, Texas
Former boxer with a record of 43-7
Acted in 'Uncommon Valor' (1983), 'Raising Arizona' (1987), 'Blind Fury' (1989), 'Ernest Goes to Jail' (1990) and 'Diggstown' (1992)
Why he might be annoying
That 'Tex' nickname.
He is extremely hairy.
He dropped out of Abilene Christian University to start training as a kickboxer.
He crashed a motorcycle on the set of 'Raising Arizona.'
His character's name in 'Fletch Lives' was called Ben Dover.
A Sport's Illustrated article from 1993 claimed that he was involved with fixing a boxing match with opponent Paul "Sonny" Barch. The same article also claimed the two did cocaine following their match.
Why he might not be annoying
He won his last fight as a professional boxer.
He is known for his good sense of humor.
Larry Holmes clobbered him senselessly in a 15 round title match in 1982.
Howard Cosell claimed he would never cover another pro boxing match after the Cobb/Holmes match due to its brutality.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University with a bachelor's degree in sports management at age 57.
He sued Sports Illustrated over the 1993 article and lost.
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