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King: Flexible, aggressive
and a tad bit mean

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Only in America could a man with Don King's pomp, pageantry and predation become so powerful.

But what does King's signature really say about his personality? We asked handwriting expert Bart Baggett to analyze King's autograph and tell us what it reveals about the boxing promoter.

Here's what Baggett found:

General notes: The bouncing baseline indicates a person who is very flexible in nature and a bit clumsy.

  There's no loop in the "o," which indicates that he is blunt and tells it like it is.

  The little v-shape at the bottom of the "K" reveals an aggressive nature.

  His signature is very heavy on the "K" and that shows determination, strength and willpower.

  The hard upstroke at the beginning of the "i" indicates resentment from childhood.

  The "i" dot is a dash with a strong downstroke. This shows irritation at other people, sarcasm and meanness.

Bart Baggett is one of the leading experts on handwriting analysis in the nation. You can learn more about Baggett's analysis at The autographs in this package were provided to Page 2 by The Sports Collectors Digest Standard Catalog of Sports Autographs by Krause Publications, 2000.

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