Elky Clark

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Elky Clark
Statistics
Nickname(s) William Clark (alias)
Weight(s) fly/bantamweight
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Reach 65 12 in (166 cm)
Nationality Scottish
Born 4 January 1898
Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland
Died 22 September 1956 (aged 58)
Boxing record
Total fights 47
Wins 19 (KO 10)
Losses 14 (KO 8)
Draws 3

Elky Clark (4 January 1898 – 22 September 1956) born in Bridgeton, Glasgow was a Scottish professional fly/bantamweight boxer of the 1920s who the Scottish Area bantamweight title, National Sporting Club (NSC) (subsequently known as the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC)) British flyweight title, inaugural British Empire flyweight title, and European Boxing Union (EBU) flyweight title, and was a challenger for the Scottish Area flyweight title against Willie Woods[1] (later a Canada flyweight title challenger), and The Ring World Flyweight title against Fidel LaBarba, his professional fighting weight varied from 111 lb (50 kg; 7 st 13 lb), i.e. flyweight to 118 lb (54 kg; 8 st 6 lb), i.e. bantamweight.[2] Elky Clark retired immediately after his bout with Fidel LaBarba due of a severe eye injury that he sustained in the fight, he was a riveter by trade, and also played a dulcimer and accordion for a living.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=41889&cat=boxer
  2. ^ "Statistics at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Biography at boxrec.com". boxrec.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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