Hugh Russell Bio, Wiki, Death, Age, height, Networth, Family and More

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Hugh Russell was a professional boxer from Northern Ireland who competed from 1981 to 1985. He held the British bantamweight title in 1983, and the British flyweight title from 1984 to 1985. As an amateur, he won bronze medals at the 1978 Commonwealth Games and the 1980 Summer Olympics, both in the flyweight division.

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How old was Hugh Russell?

He was 63 years 9 Month(s) 28 day(s) old.

How tall was Hugh Russell?

He was In feet: 5 feet 4 inch, In meter: 1.626m, In centimeter: 162.56cm and In inch: 64 inches tall.

Hugh Russell Biography and Wiki:

He was a professional Irish Boxer. His nickname was Little Red. Do you know? What was the Date of birth of Hugh Russell? Where was born Hugh Russell? He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on 15 December, 1959 (Tuesday) . When die Hugh Russell? Where die Hugh Russell? How died Hugh Russell? He died at Ireland on 13 October, 2023 (Friday) for illness for leukemia. Everybody want to know that how much age of Hugh Russell? Age of Hugh Russell was 63 years 9 Month(s) 28 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Hugh Russell? His Country name was Ireland, Nationality was Irish and Europe Continent.

Hugh Russell Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Hugh Russell? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Hugh Russell was In feet: 5 feet 4 inch, In meter: 1.626m, In centimeter: 162.56cm and In inch: 64 inches & Weight was 55 Kg. Also His eye color was Blue. & hair color was Grey.

Hugh Russell Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So & mother name was Eileen. If you need to know marital status of Hugh Russell, He got married . His wife name was Kathleen. Also Hugh Russell son(s) name was Hugh Jnr, James, Calum and daughter(s) name was Hayley.

Hugh Russell Net worth & Luxury:

The most valuable thing, which you must need to know the Hugh Russell Net Worth & Luxury information. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider: The Net Worth of Hugh Russell was around 1 to 3 Million US dollars. Check the below table for more details about His Luxury information.

1980 Olympic results

Below are the results of Hugh Russell, an Irish flyweight boxer who competed at the 1980 Moscow Olympics:

Round of 32: Defeated Samir Khiniab (Iraq) on points, 5-0

Round of 16: Defeated Emmanuel Mlundwa (Tanzania) on points, 5-0

Quarterfinal: Defeated Yo Ryon-Sik (North Korea) on points, 3-2

Semifinal: Lost to Peter Lessov (Bulgaria) on points, 0-5 (was awarded bronze medal).

Professional career

Known as "Little Red", Russell turned pro in 1981 and won two British titles in Bantamweight and Flyweight. He was the first boxer to win a British title at both divisions in that order.

In October 1982 he defeated Davy Larmour at the Ulster Hall to win the Irish Bantamweight title. The fight was also a final eliminator for the British Bantamweight title.

An iconic image of Russell reaching through the ropes to kiss his mother, Eileen, after winning the fight, appears in photographer Brendan Murphy's book Eyewitness.

In January 1983, he fought in the last 15 round British title fight against reigning Bantamweight champion John Feeney. The fight was stopped in the 13th round when the referee disqualified Feeney for persistent misuse of the head.

He retired in 1985 as undefeated British flyweight champion after securing the Lonsdale Belt.


What was the profession of Hugh Russell?

His profession was Boxer.

Where was Hugh Russell Born?

He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

What was the Date of Death of Hugh Russell?

The date of death was 13 October, 2023 (Friday) of Hugh Russell.

What was the death of cause of Hugh Russell?

Hugh Russell death of cause was illness for leukemia.

What was the Date of Birth of Hugh Russell?

The date of birth was 15 December, 1959 (Tuesday) of Hugh Russell.

Who are parents of Hugh Russell?

His parents are Eileen

Who was wife of Hugh Russell?

His wife name was Kathleen.

Who are childrens of Hugh Russell?

His childrens are Hugh Jnr, James, Calum & Hayley

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