First ever two weight world champion.

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  1. VG_Addict

    VG_Addict Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I'm just curious, who was the first fighter to ever win a world title in two weight classes?
     
  2. lone star

    lone star Member Full Member

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    Would it be Bob Fitzimmons? He definitely was the first 3 weight champion. Middleweight then Heavyweight. And later on a new Light-Heavyweight.
     
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  3. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    That's the first name that came to mind
    . Sure its him.
     
  4. Rubber Glove Sandwich

    Rubber Glove Sandwich Tire Iron Jones was good but he was no Full Member

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    Without looking it up, my guess would be George Dixon.
     
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  5. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Well-Known Member Full Member

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  6. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I'm fairly certain nobody acomplished it before 1893, which would make Dixon the first.
     
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  7. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti Boxing Drunkie Full Member

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    Possibly. The divisions below Lightweight were so poorly defined then that it's quite tricky
     
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  8. Kosst Amojan

    Kosst Amojan Active Member banned Full Member

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    It might be possible Oliver L. Kirk; in Featherweight and Bantamweight.