Tag: boxing

Alfred Liversidge

Alfred Liversidge – England’s Fastest Man and the Boxing Trainer of the last of the bare knuckle heavyweight champions ,Gem Mace. This book charts Swinton resident Alfred’s life as a professional sportsman, boxing trainer and gambler. It follows a lot

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The Iron Man (Iron Hague)

Iron Hague was the English Heavyweight Champion from 1909 to 1911. Although he hailed from Mexborough, South Yorkshire, little detail was known about this erstwhile champion that is, until now. Well known author, Giles Brearley, has just had his biographical

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