01 November, 2017

The greatest fist-fighter who ever lived

Anthony and Fitz

Date: 21 Oct 2017
Photographer: Rachel

Statue of Bob Fitzsimmons
Sculptor: Margriet Windhausen van den Bergh
Commissioned by Bob Jones
Unveiled 1987 by David Lange
Location: Timaru (Bob Fitzsimmons' hometown),
New Zealand

1 comment:

  1. Overlooked as First NZ World Heavyweight Champion because he was not a NZ citizen at the time, having arrived from Cornwall at age 10. Boxings first 3 division world champion - Middleweight; Heavyweight; LightHeavyweight. Won the heavyweight title at just 156 and a half pounds.