British former boxer nicknamed 'The Paddington Express' who became the World Middleweight Boxing Champion in July 1961. He beat a number of champion boxers during his career, including Sugar Ray Robinson and Joey Giardello.
He was born in Paddington, London and became the British Middlweight Champion in September 1958.
He became an occasional actor following his boxing career, appearing in films like The Fearless Vampire Killers.
He married his wife Barbara in 1958. They have four children.
He and fellow Brit Chris Eubank are both former World Middleweight champions.