John H Stracey Signed Boxing Glove
John H Stracey Signed Lonsdale Boxing Glove, signed in person by John H Stracey at a boxing dinner. 100% authentic original autograph, hand signed in person by John on a Lonsdale Glove. It is framed and is ready to hang on the wall. A lovely piece of signed boxing memorabilia from the hey day of British Boxing in the 1970's and 1980's. A must for any collector of British Boxing Memorabilia.
John H Stracey Bibliography
John H. Stracey was born September 22, 1950 in Bethnal Green, England and is a former professional boxer who was world Welterweight champion. Stacey began his professional career in 1969 and he received his first world title shot in 1974, challenging WBC World Welterweight champion José Nápoles in Nápoles' home-town of Mexico City, Mexico, Stracey was sent down in round one, but he recovered to close Nápoles' eye and have referee Octavio Meyran stop the fight in the sixth round, Stracey winning the world championship by a technical knockout. On March 20 of 1976, he retained the title against perennial world title challenger Hedgemon Lewis by a knockout in round ten, but on June 22, at Wembley, he lost the world title, being knocked out in twelve rounds by California based Mexican Carlos Palomino. In his next fight, he lost to future world championship challenger Dave Boy Green.He retired as a winner, when he knocked out George Warusfel in nine rounds at Islington, May 23 of 1978.
Since retiring he currently does autograph and private speaking tours with friends and fellow former world champions Alan Minter, Lloyd Honeyghan, Jim Watt and John Conteh, and is also a professional Cabaret Singer. He also had, at one point, a boxing school in London and has owned several bars and hotels.
This is a true one off of signed John H Stracey Boxing Memorabilia. A must for any collector of John H Stracey autographs.100% authentic autograph on a Lonsdale Boxing Glove. All of our items come with a COA. We are happy to offer a 100% money back guarantee with every item we sell, if the autograph is not genuine. We are also happy to provide a date and place with every signature upon request where possible. Each item is wrapped and is then protected with the largest bubble wrap available and boxed in a sturdy corrugated cardboard shipment carton. All pieces of memorabilia are shipped securely to ensure the protection of each of these priceless items.
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Dimensions. 51cm H x 59cm W x 18cm D