The “Leamington Licker” – The First British World Middleweight Champion since 1891

Featured in this YouTube video is MP Matt Western talking about how Britain could best acknowledge the achievements of Dick, Jackie and Randolph Turpin, who became the Middleweight Champion of the World, beating Sugar Ray Robinson in a 15 round title match in 1951!  He was the first British boxer (and first Black British Boxer) …

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