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2014 Hk Clothing Lionel Rose Cup Winner Ryce Kierl
A great day of boxing, displaying Victoria's top amateur boxers. Congratulations to all the guys and girls who fought on the day.
The cup is in honour of the late Lionel Rose who was the first Aboriginal Boxer to win a world title when he claimed the bantamweight crown in 1968. In the same year he became the first Aboriginal to be named Australian of the Year. Retiring in 1976 with a professional boxing career record of 43 wins (12 by knockout) and 11 losses. In 2003, he was inducted into the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame.
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