Jock McAvoy

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Name: Jock McAvoy
Alias: The Rochdale Thunderbolt
Birth Name: Joseph Patrick Bamford
Hometown: Rochdale, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: 1971-11-20 (Age:63)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 177cm
Reach: 185cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Manager: Dave Lumiansky (American manager)
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In 1951 he was stricken with polio and confined to a wheelchair. According to a review of Brian Hughes's biography of Jock McAvoy in the August 2001 issue of Boxing Monthly, p. 30, McAvoy committed suicide in 1971.