Barney Aaron

Barney Aaron

Barney Aaron was an English bare-knuckle boxer. The father of Hall of Famer Young Barney Aaron began boxing in 1819 and became a Lightweight Champion in the 1820s. Called The Star of the East, Aaron got victories over William Connelly, Ned Stockton, Lenney, Frank Redmond and Peter Warren. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2001. He was one of a number of Jewish boxers of the time and their popularity is credited with helping improve the social standing of Jews in England. ... more on Wikipedia

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