Name: Darcy,Les Antique Photo
History: James Leslie ("Les") Darcy (31 October 1895- 24 May 1917) was an Australian boxer. He was a middleweight, but held the Australian Heavyweight Championship title at the same time. Born in the Maitland District in New South Wales, Les Darcy is widely considered to be the best boxer ever from Australia. Considered one of the greatest middleweights of all-time, Darcy proved his mettle in his native Australia. He started boxing as an amateur at age fifteen and quickly turned professional. He won his first sixteen fights before challenging the veteran Bob Whitelaw for the Australian welterweight title. Darcy lost the twenty-round decision but, in a rematch, knocked Whitelaw out in five rounds.Presented here is an antique photo of Darcy.
Full description: This photo measures 6 inches by 8 inches.The photo has a half inch tear on the top edge.The upper right corner has a small crease There is a red pencil mark across the top edge.The image is vivid.
Size: 6 x 8
Categories: Darcy, Les - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) -
Condition: very good
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