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Bertram Cooper (January 10, 1966 – May 10, 2019), nicknamed Smokin' Bert Cooper, was an American professional boxer. He was a boxer in the heavyweight division. He famously fought Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Riddick Bowe, Michael Moorer, Chris Byrd, Ray Mercer and Corrie Sanders. Cooper challenged three times for a world title. He had 63 pro fights, winning 38 (31 by knockout) and losing 25. He was born in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania.

Cooper died of pancreatic cancer on May 10, 2019. He was 53.[1]

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  1. Idec, Keith (May 10, 2019). "Heavyweight Bert Cooper Dead At 53 From Pancreatic Cancer". Boxing Scene. Retrieved May 11, 2019.

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