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Tommy Farr
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Born: March 12, 1913

Died: March 1, 1986 (aged 72)

Nationality: Welsh

Occupation: Athlete

Bio: Thomas George Farr was one of the most famous Welsh and British boxers of all time. Born in Clydach Vale, Wales and nicknamed the Tonypandy Terror, he became British and Empire heavyweight champion on 15 March 1937. Prior to 1936, he had boxed in the light heavyweight division in which he was the Welsh champion. He is considered one of the greatest British heavyweight fighters.

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