James Hare (boxer)

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James Hare
Statistics
Nickname(s)Roberttown Rocket
Weight(s)feather/lightweight, and light welter/welter/light middle/middleweight
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
NationalityEnglish
Born (1976-07-16) 16 July 1976 (age 42)
Dewsbury, England
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights37
Wins33 (KO 19)
Losses3 (KO 2)
Draws1

James "Roberttown Rocket" Hare (born 16 July 1976 in Dewsbury) is an English amateur feather/lightweight and professional light welter/welter/light middle/middleweight boxer of the 1990s and 2000s who as an amateur was runner-up for the 1991 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) Junior Class-A featherweight (57 kg) title, against Daniel Happe (Honor Oak ABC),[1] boxing out of Batley ABC, and won the 1992 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) Junior Class-B lightweight (60 kg) title, against George Robshaw (Dale Youth),[2] boxing out of Batley and Dewsbury ABC, and as a professional won the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Union (EU) welterweight title, World Boxing Federation (WBF) welterweight title, and Commonwealth welterweight title, and was a challenger for the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) British welterweight title against David Barnes, his professional fighting weight varied from 139 lb (63 kg; 9 st 13 lb), i.e. light welterweight to 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb), i.e. middleweight.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 ABAE National Championship". abae.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ "1992 ABAE National Championship". abae.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  3. ^ "James Hare". boxrec.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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