Randy Turpin

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Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 17, 1966 (37)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 17, 1966 (37)

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About

Nicknamed The Leamington Licker, he dominated English middleweight boxing throughout the mid-20th century.

Before Fame

He first began training at Leamington Boys' Club as a teen.

Trivia

He won the world middleweight championship in 1951.

Family Life

His older brother Dick inspired him to start boxing and would serve as his trainer throughout his career.

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He defeated Sugar Ray Robinson for the world middleweight title in 1951, but he lost the title in a rematch at the end of the same year. He committed suicide in 1966.

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