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Battling Levinsky

American boxer

Died when: 57 years 247 days (692 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Battling Levinsky

Barney Lebrowitz (June 10, 1891 – February 12, 1949), better known as Battling Levinsky, was the world light heavyweight champion from 1916 to 1920.Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Levinsky as the #12 ranked light heavyweight of all-time, while The Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer placed him at #9.

The International Boxing Research Organization rates Levinsky as the 20th best light heavyweight ever.He was inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1966, the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1982, and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2000.


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