Darby Brown

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Darby Brown
Statistics
Real nameLeslie Brown
Weight(s)feather/light/welter/middleweight
Height5 ft 6 12 in (1.69 m)
Reach65 in (165 cm)
NationalityAustralian
Born24 April 1929
Sydney
Died31 October 1988 (aged 59)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights63
Wins38 (KO 25)
Losses20 (KO 4)
Draws4
No contests1

Darby Brown (24 April 1929 – 31 October 1988 (aged 59)) born Leslie Brown in Sydney was an Australian professional feather/light/welter/middleweight boxer of the 1940s and 1950s who won the Australian welterweight title, and British Empire welterweight title, his professional fighting weight varied from 126 lb (57 kg; 9 st 0 lb), i.e. featherweight to 149 14 lb (67.7 kg; 10 st 9.3 lb), i.e. middleweight.[1] Darby Brown was managed by Jack Hourigan, and trained by Ray Horne, and Bob Urquhart.[2] Darby Brown (Leslie Brown) had four children that are now in their late 50s. Darby was a family man and always chose his family first, he always said that no matter what comes up, or if a new fight came up, he would always think about his children first. Darby Brown was inducted into the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame in 2015 in the Veterans category.

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  1. ^ "Statistics at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Biography at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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