National Sporting Club

The National Sporting Club was a club founded in London in 1891, which did more to establish the sport of boxing in Great Britain than any other organisation.

Read more about National Sporting ClubOrigins, Demise, New Club Formed, British Sports Book Awards

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Eddie Avoth - Professional Boxing Record
... Type Round Date Location Notes Loss 25-6 Bunny Johnson TKO 3 15/03/1972 Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly, United Kingdom Loss 13-3 Sarel Aucamp PTS 10 30/10/1971 Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South ... Win 5-9 Emilio Okee PTS 10 16/02/1970 National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom Win 15-3 Bunny Johnson PTS 8 27/10/1969 Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom ... Win 17-20-3 Lloyd Walford PTS 8 17/03/1969 National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom Win 61-15-5 "Boxing" Luis Gutierrez KO 4 06/02/1969 Liverpool ...
Lonsdale Belt - National Sporting Club
... boxing matches and was the first president of the National Sporting Club ... A total of 22 Lonsdale belts were issued by the National Sporting Club, and of these 20 were won outright ...
National Sporting Club - British Sports Book Awards
... Since 2003, the club has hosted a multi-category sports book literary award now known as the British Sports Book Awards ...
Johnny Basham - Boxing Career - The Lonsdale Belt and The European Title
... Basham was awarded the Lonsdale Belt on 21 December 1914 at the National Sporting Club after winning it from Johnny Summers becoming the first outright winner of the welterweight version of the belt ... The National Library of Wales records Basham winning the Lonsdale Belt in 1916, while The Toronto World newspaper of May 1916 writes that Basham was the holder of the ... In May 1915 the National Sporting Club arranged Basham's first defence of his welterweight title, his opponent being Tom McCormick who had held the title briefly in 1914 ...

Famous quotes containing the words club, national and/or sporting:

    Women ... are completely alone, though they were born and bred upon this soil, as if they belonged to another class in creation.
    “Jennie June” Croly 1829–1901, U.S. founder of the woman’s club movement, journalist, author, editor. F, Demorest’s Illustrated Monthly Mirror of Fashions, pp. 363-4 (December 1870)

    Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)

    I once heard of a murderer who propped his two victims up against a chess board in sporting attitudes and was able to get as far as Seattle before his crime was discovered.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)