Jimmy Wilde

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1892 – 1969

Who was Jimmy Wilde?

Jimmy Wilde was a Welsh professional boxer and world boxing champion. He was the first official World Flyweight Champion and was rated by American boxing writer Nat Fleischer, as well as many other professionals and fans including former boxer, trainer, manager and promoter, Charley 'Broadway' Rose, as "the greatest flyweight ever." Wilde earned various nicknames such as, "The Mighty Atom," "Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand" and "The Tylorstown Terror."

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Born
May 15, 1892
Wales
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Mar 10, 1969
Cardiff