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Lonsdale"s Belt

The Story of Boxing"s Greatest Prize

by John Harding

  • 5 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Robson Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8306175M
    ISBN 100860518469
    ISBN 109780860518464
    OCLC/WorldCa30734819


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A sports historian and literary biographer of over 30 years' experience, he has chronicled the lives of footballers Billy Meredith and Alex James, boxer Jack ‘Kid’ Berg and playwright Shelagh Delaney among others. Publisher: Robson Books Ltd, Good.

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Let’s get started. The Lord Lonsdale Challenge Belt, commonly known as the Lonsdale Belt, is the oldest championship belt in British professional boxing. [1] Hugh Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale introduced the prize on behalf of the National Sporting Club (NSC), intending it to be awarded to British boxing champions.

Arthur Frederick Bettinson, manager of the NSC, introduced terms. The new Board wasted no time in issuing a new Belt – this time with a portrait of Lord Lonsdale himself adorning the central panel.

Originally of 9 carat gold, like the first series, the BBBoC belts would come to consist of silver gilt – hall-marked standard silver, gold-plated, but no less attractive and desirable. Official programme for the fight at the Ice Stadium, Nottingham, on April 24th In this rematch Finch won the Lonsdale Belt and Britsh Middleweight Championship after being knocked down himself twice.

He lost the title six months later to Turpin's brother Randolph. Randolph was also on the bill. Results recorded in pencil. William Thomas Wells, better known as Bombardier Billy Wells (31 August – 12 June ), was an English heavyweight boxer.

Fighting under the name "Bombardier Billy Wells", he was British and British Empire Champion from untildefending his title fourteen times.

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$ From Germany. $ shipping. Brand: Lonsdale. Lonsdale Men's Cap Meriden. $ From Germany. The Lonsdale boxing champion belt, awarded outright to Henry Cooper insold at Bonhams' Sporting & Golfing Memorabilia sale in Chester, UK on May The gold heavyweight Lonsdale belt was awarded to the heavyweight outright following two successful defences of his British crown.

Inhe published the book, Physical energy: Showing how physical and mental energy may be developed by means of the practice of boxing, Publisher: T.W. Laurie. The Lonsdale Belt that Wells won was the original heavyweight belt and was crafted from 22 carat gold unlike later belts.

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Vanzie defended his British lightweight title successfully twice, winning a British Lonsdale Belt outright. Born in Bradford. Julia Varley, OBE (born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England; died in Yorkshire) was an English trade unionist and suffragette.

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Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's black cloth with gilt title lettering to the book has one tiny tear to the cloth at the head of book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness,no loose leaves is a little spotting to the.James William "Iron" Hague (6 November – 18 August ) was a boxer born in Mexborough, South was the British heavyweight champion between and He fought for the Yorkshire heavyweight title against Dick Parkes at Doncaster on 8 Aprilwinning in the fifth round.Pat O'Keeffe (17 March – 16 Augustspelled by many sources as Pat O'Keefe), is a former professional English boxer who became the British champion in both the welterweight and middleweight weight classes.

His professional career spanned the years between and In he made an unsuccessful bid for the European heavyweight belt, losing to Georges Born: 17 MarchBromley-by-Bow, England.