Paul Sykes

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Name: Paul Sykes
Born: 1946-05-23
Died: 2007-03-07 (Age:60)
Hometown: Wakefield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager Tommy Miller

  • Born May 23rd 1946, only son of Walter Sykes and Betty Barlow
  • Represented England and County at every amateur boxing level
  • Contested the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles as a professional
  • Holder of the British amateur weightlifting record (deep knee bend 500lbs)
  • His novel SWEET AGONY won the Arthur Koestler Literary Award in 1988.
  • Much travelled in the UK Prison system: 25 transfers in 20 years
  • BA (Physical Sciences) Open University (1982).
  • Paul Sykes, 60, died March 7 2007 from pneumonia and liver cirrhosis.