Remembering Sweet Pea Whitaker’s golden moment in 1984


(WAVY) – Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was known as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers of all-time.

Sweet Pea won world championships in four different weight classes as a professional, but he first gained notoriety as an amateur.

Take a look back at his golden moment from the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, when Whitaker won a gold medal and was honored with a parade in downtown Norfolk.

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