9 May 2011 archive

Boxer was a TV record breaker

Australian boxing legend Lionel Rose MBE died yesterday at his Warragul home at the age of 62. A champion boxer from the age of 15, Rose was the first Aboriginal to win a world title when he won the world bantamweight title in Tokyo in 1968.  He was also the first Aboriginal to be named …

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