Name: Bill Lang
Birth Name: William Langfranchi
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 1952-09-03 (Age:69)
Hometown: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height: 6′ 1″ / 185cm
Reach: 73″ / 185cm
Boxing Record: click
Photo of Lang in his later years
Bill Lang was considered average in boxing skills but carried a hard punch. During his career, he was heavyweight champion of Australia. He scored a knockout win over the well-known champion Bob Fitzsimmons.
His exact date of death in September 1952 is unknown. Lang was inducted into the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.
- Compiler for some of this record: Dr. Jan Skotnicki, Boxing Historian (IBRO). Reference: IBRO Journal #66
- Bill Lang, Heavyweight Champion of Australia, 1909-1914 ... - held and digitised as part of the Arnold Thomas boxing collection by the National Library of Australia