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Ron Stander of Omaha Dead at 77

Ronald Stander, October 17, 1944 – March 8, 2022 Decades before Terence “Bud” Crawford put Omaha on the prizefight map, would-be Great White Hope Ron Stander challenged champion Joe Frazier for the heavyweight title at a packed Civic Auditorium on May 25, 1972. The journeyman brawler stood the proverbial slugger’s chance but lacked the skill […]