Freddy Welsh was born on March 5, 1886 in Wales. He defeated Willie Ritchie after 20 rounds on July 7, 1914 to win the Lightweight Championship. He retired after losing to Archie Walker on April 15, 1922 with a final record of 120-27-16. Presented here is an original, first generation photograph of Freddy Welsh, as champion wearing his championship belt, which is circa 1914. This is an original, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. Minor edge and corner wear. 8" x 10."