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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Austin Rice
(the "Connecticut Iron Man")

BORN   December 25 1872; New York, New York (Resided in New London, Connecticut) ; Some sources report born in 1875
DIED January 17 1921; New London, Connecticut (accident); Some sources report January 15 1921; Some report New Haven, Connecticut
HEIGHT 5-5 1/2
WEIGHT 115-130 lbs

Rice was an active scrappy, stubborn fighter who had a long and successful career; During his career, he "bested" a number of good men in "no decision" bouts and scored official wins over Todo Moran and Kid Bernasconi

Mar 26 Harry Decker                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May  4 Young Dougherty             Philadelphia, Pa                TK  5

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte and Luckett Davis ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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