Mayfield Pennington http://wkyufm.org en Boxer Who Trained with Muhammad Ali Dies in Kentucky Car Crash http://wkyufm.org/post/boxer-who-trained-muhammad-ali-dies-kentucky-car-crash <p>A former boxer and one-time training partner of Muhammad Ali has been killed in a car crash in eastern Kentucky.</p><p>Kentucky State Police say 62-year-old Mayfield Pennington's car was struck by a tractor trailer.</p><p>Troopers say the tractor trailer struck Pennington's 1977 Corvette as he turned on to U.S. 23 near Stanville. Troopers say Pennington was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday.</p><p>Pennington's professional boxing record was 48-16. He defeated former World Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Emile Griffith in 1977. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:46:13 +0000 Associated Press 26529 at http://wkyufm.org