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A History of the Glory of English Boxing.

There's been a lot of talk recently about the history of English boxing. The general consensus seems to be in the modern Queensberry/Unified rules era the Brits have not done very well for themselves, but, in the bare knuckle era the British were glorious.   Well, I dunno how much I agree with that. When we say "British" bare knuckle history what we really mean is English. The Scots and Welsh hardly have champions and the Irish aren't even Brits, they have their own island.    Thing about the…

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All Black American Boxing Champions Listed in Chronological Order (As Of FEB. 2019)

05/12/1902 - Joe Gans won the World Lightweight title 12/26/1908 - Jack Johnson won the World Heavyweight title 12/03/1926 - Tiger Flowers won the World Middleweight title 10/23/1931 - Jack Thompson won the World Welterweight title 06/11/1932 - Gorilla Jones won the World Middleweight title 10/31/1935 - John Henry Lewis won the World Light Heavyweight title 06/22/1937 - Joe Louis won the WBA Heavyweight title 05/31/1938 - Henry Armstrong won the World Welterweight title 02/03/1939 - Tiger Jack…

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