Boxing History

Henry Armstrong Tribute – “Hammerin Hank” Died This Day October 24, 1988

 

Henry Armstrong Tribute – “Hammerin Hank” Died This Day October 24, 1988

 

Henry Jackson Jr. (December 12, 1912 – October 24, 1988) fought under the name Henry Armstrong.

Armstrong was one of the few fighters to win in three or more different divisions: featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He defended his welterweight title a total of nineteen times.

 

 

 

 

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