Name: Bill Lang
Birth Name: William Langfranchi
Hometown: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 1952-09-03 (Age:69)
Pro Boxer: Record
Trainer: Joe Stokesbury
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.
Lang died at his home in East Saint Kilda Wednesday, Sept.3 1952. He had been in ill health several months. 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