Dave Hilton Sr.
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Name: Dave Hilton
Birthplace: Edmunston, New Brunswick, Canada
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5′ 7″ / 170cm
Boxing Record: click
- David Hilton was born in Edmonton, Canada on August 29, 1940. His family moved to Kentucky in 1955.
- Amateur boxer from 1956-1957. He posted an amateur boxing record of 71-1; winning the Texas Golden Gloves and the Kentucky Golden Gloves Featherweight Titles.
- Hilton's sister, Mary Ann, was a former Miss Canada.
- In the 1960s, Hilton was managed by Bill Piezant and trained by Coco.
- Hilton, being Jewish, fought with a Star of David on his boxing trunks.
- Father of professional boxers Matthew Hilton, Dave Hilton Jr., Alex Hilton, and Stewart Hilton.
- Ring Magazine, November 1967, page 30: ROMANO, HILTON< SMITH RATE HIGH AS "MAYBES", by Jerry Caturano