Useful boxing links

Boxing history

An excellent boxing records site. While the older records are largely incomplete, the modern records are very detailed and accurate.

A tremendous collection of biographies of old-time boxers maintained by boxing history devotee Rob Snell.

Welsh warriors

A tribute to British, Commonwealth and European bantamweight champion Johnny Owen and Welsh boxing past and present.

Boxer tribute sites

A website dedicated to wonderboy boxer Nipper Pat Daly, a brilliant talent and one of Britain's biggest boxing stars of the 1920s. Daly was beating national champions at age 15, ranked in the world's top 10 by America's The Ring magazine at 16, yet tragically burnt out before he'd reached 18.

Learn about Teddy Baldock, one of Britain's greatest bantamweights, who won a world title at the tender age of 19. Baldock was an icon of the pre-war era.

A tribute to Leamington's world middleweight champion who beat the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson.

Joe Rolfe tribute

All about Joe Rolfe (Bermondsey), a leading British welter and middleweight of the 1920s. Includes photos and newspaper reports of Rolfe's contests.

A tribute to a top British amateur boxer of the late 1940s and 1950s. It includes an extensive fight record plus a wealth of photos, ABA certificates, newspaper cuttings, programmes and other memorabilia.

Ex-boxers' associations

Official site of the London Ex-Boxers' Association (LEBA), featuring video interviews and profiles of ex-boxers.

Official site of the Merseyside Former Boxers' Association.

Official site of the Midlands Ex-Boxers' Association ( MEBA ).


A catalogue of Britain's sports museums, tours and heritage online.

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