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    Sir Henry Cooper RIP

    I know there's a boxing thread but I think Our Henry is more worthy of his own thread.
    Not one of the all time greats but would certainly have held a world title had there been as many recognised titles as there are today.

    Sir Henry Cooper RIP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillian Thomson View Post
    I know there's a boxing thread but I think Our Henry is more worthy of his own thread.
    Not one of the all time greats but would certainly have held a world title had there been as many recognised titles as there are today.

    Sir Henry Cooper RIP
    Yep, was probably our best ever heavyweight, RIP
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    Just saw it on the ten o'clock news. Very sad.

    Barry McGuigan said he'd never really recovered from his beloved wife dying about four years ago.

    Would be a cruiserweight by today's standards; had a fighting weight of 13st 4lbs for most of his career.
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    Fine fighter and played his part in one of boxing's greatest folk tales.

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