9. Benny Lynch
Dead Famous…
“Flyweight Boxer”

Benny Lynch was born on
April 2nd 1913 in Florence Street

He joined the ranks of professional
boxing at the age of 18 years, his
previous fighting experience
coming from Carnival fighting
booths and local bouts.

He had an impressive career of a
total of 104 fights, winning the
world flyweight title in 1935 at the
young age of 21 years.

Died August 6th 1946