Boston Marathon suspects

This combination of undated file photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev possessed quick feet atypical of a boxer fighting in the 201-pound weight class. His strength and toughness were in the same mold as other Russian heavyweight boxers.

Tsarnaev had potential in the ring, said longtime trainer Jesse Ravelo, a retired sergeant first class and owner of JR Boxing Club in Killeen, but it is to something more sinister that he will forever be linked.

Contact Kevin Posival at kposival@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7562

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