Boxer forfeits title


Friday, June 6 – 1947
Ronnie James, of Swansea, has forfeited his British lightweight boxing championship and Billy Thompson, of Hickleton Main, Yorkshire, has been nominated to fight Stan Hawthorne, North Shields for the vacant title at Anfield Football Ground, Liverpool, on July 24th.
(Lancashire Evening Post, 06-06-1947)

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