Bill Lang

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Name: Bill Lang
Birth Name: William Langfranchi
Hometown: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 1952-09-03 (Age:69)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 185cm
Reach: 194cm
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.

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