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was one of holland's most famous athletes of the 1960s and 1970s. His career a great match was seen in Jakarta in October 1973, when the iron fist faced himself Muhammad Ali . Ali won the struggle, but Lubbers remained upright for the full 12 rounds and acknowledged plush $ 125,000.
Dutch amateur championships are won Lubbers was also seen in the olympics on two occasions, but in 1981, ending a career after things go to hell.
1986 the Lubbers stayed in Portugal adhere to the drug trade, thus he was sentenced to four years in prison.
the Homeless man was left along with his consort, Ria with the year 1999, when the woman drifted to personal bankruptcy. After this, the couple lived without a home in Lebanon, Morocco, Egypt, Uae and Portugal before they arrived in Bulgaria a couple of years ago.Romuautossa
currently, Lubbers and Ria live in the cold romuautossa, where there is no electricity, no water, no sanitary facilities. Couple around also live in a huge horde of stray dogs.
the Deplorable living conditions with Ria's health deteriorated a week ago Friday to be so bad that he was rushed to the hospital. When a Reuters reporter visited Lubbers, he told the Ria's condition is improving slightly, but the woman is still in the hospital.
– the most important thing now is that my girlfriend back in good shape and will see again, dogs, Lubbers said.
Lubbers said he could live a normal life, but this style suits him better.
I don't know if I could live in the house. I'm more campers.Help
lubbers was the subject of a documentary, which aired recently in the Netherlands. Documentary after the couple has received from local people for food and clothing. They have also had a mastika liquor to keep you warm in the cold.
in Holland people were shocked by the boxing hero of the situation so much, that for him was erected in the fundraising campaign. It produces in a short time more than eur 12 500.
Lubbers does not, however, choose rugged of conditions, although the man has definitely lived also in the princely life of luxury in top years.
I Learned a lot of fight Ali against in order to survive now survive.
Lubbers also, Ali learned from him.
Ali tells me that I'm the only white man, which he has never learned anything.
Add the photos you can see here, the Reuters Twitter account.Joe Bugner (left) defeated Rudi Lubbers (right.) EM-match in 1973. ZUMAwire/MVphotos