Alan Rudkin

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1941 – 2010

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Who was Alan Rudkin?

Alan Rudkin MBE was a British, Commonwealth, and European bantamweight boxing champion. He was born in St Asaph, as his pregnant mother was evacuated from Liverpool during the second world war. He was brought up in Dingle, Liverpool, and was a member of the Florence Institute.

He was a three times challenger for the undisputed World Championship, on one occasion in Japan. Rudkin appeared to be ahead on points but lost a contentious decision. He was awarded an MBE in 1973. In 2007 the Liverpool Echo included him in its list of the 800 greatest Liverpudlians, as part of Liverpool's 800th anniversary.

Rudkin was found collapsed on Mount Street, Liverpool in the early hours of 21 September 2010. He died early on 22 September 2010. The cause of death is at present, unclear.

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Born
Nov 18, 1941
St Asaph
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Sep 23, 2010
Liverpool

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on July 23, 2013

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