Elias, Samuel (Dutch Sam)

(1775-1816)
   Boxing champion. Beginning in 1801, he had many victories, but died in poverty.

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  • Elias, Samuel (Dutch Sam) — (1775–1816)    Boxing champion. A popular pugilist and the originator of the upper cut, Elias was considered by his contemporaries to be the hardest hitter the prize ring had ever seen. Beginning in 1801 he had many triumphs in the ring but died… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Dutch Sam — Fiche d’identité Nom complet Samuel Elias Surnom The Star of the East Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dutch Sam — Samuel Elias (also known as Dutch Sam April 4, 1775 in Petticoat Lane, London – July 3 1816), was a professional boxing pioneer and was active between the years 1801 and 1814. Known as the hardest hitter of his era, he earned the nickname The Man …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Elias — ( Dutch Sam ) Samuel Elias (genannt Dutch Elias oder Dutch Sam (* 4. April 1775; † 3. Juli 1816) war ein berühmter englisch jüdischer Boxer aus der Bare knuckle Periode. Bei einer Größe von etwa 1,70 Metern (5 6½) war Elias maximales Kampfgewicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • London Prize Ring rules — The London Prize Ring rules was a list of 29 rules drafted by Britain s Jack Broughton in 1743 [cite web|url=http://www.ibroresearch.com/Boxing%20History/Broughton s%20Rules.htm|title=Broughton’s Rules – August 16, 1743 Quoted from Arnold, Peter …   Wikipedia

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