Saturday, April 20, 2019  |

By Tom Gray

THE MUCH-MALIGNED BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHTS HAVE HAD THE LAST LAUGH

“The horizontal British heavyweight.” In boxing parlance, it is one the best-known satirical insults in the history of the modern game. It’s understandable in light of a distinct lack of British success within the glamour division throughout most of the 20th century, though. Indeed, the U.K. went almost 100 years without a heavyweight titleholder to
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