'I loved to bully bullies': Lionel Hunter's journey from bouncer to boxing coach
A part-time job as a nightclub bouncer in Yeoville in the heady 1980s led to a legendary street fight between Lionel Hunter and the gangster Gary Beuthin. It was but one violent confrontation in a life filled with them but it cemented Hunter’s tough-guy reputation, writes David Isaacson
When Lionel Hunter became a bouncer in the late 1980s, gangster Gary Beuthin had already embarked on his reign of terror at Johannesburg nightclubs.
Hunter, a printer by day, started his secondary, nocturnal career part-time at Late Night Al's in Bruma...