Lionel Rose

Lionel Rose was a Australian bantamweight boxer. The first indigenous Australian to win a world title. He then became the first Indigenous Australian to be named Australian of the year. Although he was not the first aboriginal to win a world title but he was the first boxer to win one. Rose won the Bantamweight title in 1968 against Harada from Japan which made him famous through out  Australia.

 

 

Lionel rose knocks down harada
Lionel rose left hand punch harada in the face to defend  the bantamweight champion.

 

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