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Kushner admits paying bribes to IBF

Updated: November 27, 2000, 11:15 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Boxing promoter Cedric Kushner was fined $175,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday for admitting he paid bribes to the International Boxing Federation.

Testifying in the federal government's fraud, racketeering, tax conspiracy and bribery trial against the IBF that concluded last summer in New Jersey, Kushner said he paid IBF president Bob Lee $2,500 to $10,000 "several times" and $100,000 in one instance in exchange for the IBF sanctioning a George Foreman title ...

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