Irish Boxer Charlie Pilkington The “Harlem Flash” 1897 – 1974

Charles Francis Pilkington, September 22, 1897 – May 20, 1974, known as Charlie Pilkington and The Meriden Flash, was an Irish-American professional boxer in the Featherweight division. Continue Reading →


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Vision Films To Deliver One-Two Punch With “Ali’s Comeback: The UntoldStory” Doc (Update)

On October 26, 2020, Vision Films will kick-off the campaign with an exclusive, live, and interactive

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Rare “Harlem Tommy” Murphy And Ad Wolgast Boxing Photograph, February 22, 1913

On February 22, 1913, at Coffroth’s Arena in Daly City, California lightweights Harlem Tommy Murphy and Ad Wolgast squaring off in the featured match. Continue Reading →


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‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy, Harlem, New York 1911

At the turn of the century, boxing was huge in Harlem and this 1921 Exhibit Supply Company Boxing Postcard proves it of ‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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Boxing Champ Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, NY 1957

sugar ray robinson in harlemA great photograph of the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the adoring crowd after the Randolph Turpin fight on August 7th, Harlem, New York, 1951.

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Harlem Boxing Champion Harry “The Black Panther” Wills (video)

Harry_Willis_1916Harry “The Black Panther” (or “The Brown Panther”) Wills, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 15, 1889 was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Continue Reading →


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