Ben Caunt - Bare-knuckle Champion of England 1841 - 1845     

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A number of illustrations of the characters involved in Ben's life and fights:

 
Ben with the cup presented to him by a group of his admirers.
 
  
Nick Ward who Ben defeated to claim the Championship of England
  
  
Hammer Lane - Ben's trainer
 
William Thompson or Bendigo as he was better known, fought Ben three times. 
 
  

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A new book covering the life and fights of Ben Caunt is now available.

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