OLD time boxers joined family and friends at St Mark's Church, North Road to pay their last respects to a fighter who first ducked under the ropes at the Lowe House club in the 1950s.
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Former middleweight, Wilf Glynn died suddenly at his Haresfinch home after a brave battle against cancer. He was 75 and leaves widow Marie, children Susan, Mark and Diane and fourA six footer with a lethal punch in both fists, Wilf cut an imposing figure at the Lowe House 'stable' in Halefield Street, where he trained with the likes of Jim Molloy, Albert Freeman, Bill
Wilf quickly found himself sharing dressing room pegs with household names, including Randolph Turpin, with whom he sparred before Turpin's historic defeat of the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson to
turned professional following approaches by promoter,
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