Posts containing the tag Jeff ‘Bulldog’ Burns

50th Anniversary of Swansea Boxer’s Gallant Effort to win World Welterweight Title by Jeff Burns

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On the 24th September 1964 the British and Commonwealth (then Empire) welterweight champion Brian Curvis was to challenge Emile Griffith for the welterweight championship of the World on a Jack Solomon’s promotion at the Empire Pool, Wembley. Packed with a capacity crowd of 10,000 boxing enthusiasts, a large number of which had travelled up … Continue reading

Jeff ‘Bulldog’ Burns Top 10 Heavyweights!

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The Racing Horse has always found the views of Jeff ‘Bulldog’ Burns on boxing knowledgeable, thoughtful and precise and certainly always interesting. Here he nominates his Top 10 Heavyweights of all time… “A number of years ago before Ali had established himself as ‘the greatest’, there was considerable debate about who was the greatest heavyweight … Continue reading