Benny Caplan

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Name: Benny Caplan
Hometown: St George's, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1989-01-01 (Age:78)
Pro Boxer: Record

Caplan came from the same East London area as Jackie (Kid) Berg. Caplan was also of Hebrew heritage. In February of 1939 Ring magazine ranked Caplan as the number 9 featherweight in the world. As an amateur Caplan was the 1931 ABA Featherweight champion. Caplan was also the younger brother of fellow fighter Phil Richards. Became a well regarded referee after he retired from boxing. Caplan was a veteran of World War II and was a Sargent in the British Army.