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  • He was a leading contender for the welterweight championship, but a detached retina forced to retire from the ring in 1933.
  • He fought on until 2000, finishing up as a cruiserweight world champion, having won his first belt as a welterweight in 1980.
  • Lewis, the British middleweight and welterweight champion, and European middleweight, lost the world light-heavyweight championship of 1922 to Georges Carpentier.
  • Two other Barn professionals are also on the undercard - unbeaten light welterweight Ricky Burns and super middleweight Thomas Cannon.
  • Mark Kingston was once a light welterweight amateur boxer, although he admits that nowadays he probably weighs nearer twelve stone.

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