Terry Downes

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Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 2017 (81)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 2017 (81)

About

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.

Before Fame

He was born in Paddington, London and became the British Middlweight Champion in September 1958.

Trivia

He became an occasional actor following his boxing career, appearing in films like The Fearless Vampire Killers.

Family Life

He married his wife Barbara in 1958. They have four children.

Associated With

He and fellow Brit Chris Eubank are both former World Middleweight champions.