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Battling Levinsky

192-52-34 / 34 KO

South Philly - Lt Heavyweight

Excellent defensive boxer with a reputation for rather dull bouts. Won the 175 pound crown in 1916 with   a decision over Jack Dillon (in their 9th fight) and lost it four years later by 4th round KO to Georges Carpentier. Entered HOF in 2000.

Born: 6/10/1891 - Died: 2/12/1949

 
 
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Active 1909 to 1930 - Fought in Philly 57 times

 

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