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Lionel Rose

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Australian bantamweight boxer who became the 1st Indigenous Australian to win a global title. He was the 1st person to earn the Aboriginal Australian of the entire year award and was an inaugural inductee in to the Australian Country wide Boxing Hall of Popularity. He was raised in Jacksons Monitor aswell as the tiny city of Warragul. At age group 15, he earned the Australian novice flyweight name. His triumph by decision over Chucho Castillo before a pro-Castillo group in Inglewood, California triggered a riot, departing 14 enthusiasts and referee Dick Youthful hospitalized. He wedded a woman called Jenny, who was simply the girl of his trainer, Frank Oates. His dad, Roy, was also a boxer. He previously a brief performing career in the first 70’s. His solitary “I MANY THANKS,” created and made up Johnny Youthful, was a big success.

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Full Name Lionel Rose
Date Of Birth June 21, 1948
Died May 8, 2011, Warragul, Australia
Place Of Birth Australia
Height 1.69 m
Weight 59 kg
Profession Boxer
Nationality Australian
Children Michael Rose
Parents Roy Rose, Regina Rose
Star Sign Cancer

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1Became the world bantamweight boxing champion in 1968 when he defeated Fighting Harada in Japan.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Footy Show2008TV SeriesHimself - Audience member
Lionel2008DocumentaryHimself

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