Thomas Thomas (boxer)

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Thomas Thomas
Real nameThomas John Thomas
Nickname(s)Tom Farmer
Rated atmiddleweight
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Born(1880-04-08)8 April 1880
Glynarthen, Wales
Died13 August 1911(1911-08-13) (aged 31)
London, England
Boxing record
Total fights18
Wins by KO14

Thomas "Tom" Thomas (8 April 1880 – 13 August 1911), was a Welsh boxer. He was the first British middleweight boxing champion. He won the Lonsdale belt in 1909.[1] Thomas died of pneumonia in 1911 at age 31.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sport and the Working Class in Modern Britain, ed. Richard Holt (Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 1990.), p. 199