Bob Fitzsimmons

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Birthday
26, 1863
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 22, 1917 (54)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1863
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 22, 1917 (54)

About

'The Freckled Wonder' was the first fighter to hold the world boxing championship in three different weight divisions.

Before Fame

He moved with his family to New Zealand when he was young, and took up the family trade of blacksmithing.

Trivia

Ring Magazine listed his as the eighth-greatest boxer of all time.

Family Life

He was the youngest of 12 children.

Associated With

Like Mike Donovan, he entered boxing during the bare-knuckle age.