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1781, Jul 81848, May 11
an English bare-knuckle boxer of the 19th century, so successful that he became world champion. Cribb was born near Bristol but moved to London before starting professional fighting. He undertook a series of fights between 1805 and 1812 when he retired, becoming a coal merchant and then publican. His career has been commemorated with the name of a pub and in literature.
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12/10/1810-Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaux (Former US-slave) in first interracial World boxing championship (35th of 40 rounds)
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