History | Nov 16 2018

On This Day: Frank Bruno was born in 1961

Frank Bruno remains a national treasure and Matt Christie looks back at some key moments in his career
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FRANK BRUNO was born on November 16, 1961. He grew up with five siblings in Wandsworth, where his parents had settled after moving from the Caribbean. Riddled by the temptations of petty crime, Bruno found solace in the gym, and from the age of 14 channelled his energies into his muscles.

BY 1980 Bruno had won the ABA heavyweight championship and compiled an amateur record of 20-1.

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