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Linoel Rose

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Linoel Rose

Lionel Edward Rose

Early Life- Linoel wencouraged him une 1948 and grew up in a Aboriginal settelment called jacksons track in victoria. He grew up following his father Roys foot steps by. They practiced with rags on their hands and a make-shift ring in the backyard made of wire beetween trees. When linoel was 10 he met a press photographer that encouraged him to go on with Boxing and bought him a set of gloves. At 15 he won the Australian amateur flyweight title.

Boxing career- Linoel began his professional boxing career in 1969. Total fights 64 , Wins 53 , Wins by KO 12 , Losses 11 , Draws 0 , No contests 0. His weight district was a Bantamweight.

Achevments- Went to tokyo and made history by winnig the Bantanweight title. Was the australian of the year in 1968.He was elected as a member of the Britis Empire. Also prodused Two country music songs.

Later life-He married his wife jenny but now are devorced. He is retierd from boxing but can not talk but can cry and laugh. After boxing he persued a career in country singing with two songs- I Thank You and Pick me up on your way down .


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