Les Darcy

Australia, 1988

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Episode of Series “Willesee’s Australians”.
Australian boxing hero, Les Darcy, was a legend in his lifetime. In a short but glorious career, Darcy fought fifty fights and won forty-six, and was the Australian Heavyweight Champion in 1916 - he was never knocked out. After fleeing to America to avoid Army enlistment, he became ill and died at the age of 21.

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