Tag: Johnny Jarrett

From Stolen Generation to champion boxer: John Patten was also a handy league player

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis    Boxing historians know him as former Australian bantamweight champion Johnny Jarrett. So dominant he was in his own division, very few pugilists would challenge him. In fact, even the featherweights wouldn’t fight him. Jarrett was a rare talent. So rare that he often had to give up his own purse […]

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