Evan Armstrong, British boxer, Died at 74


Evan Armstrong was born on February 15, 1943 and died on July 8, 2017.

He was a Scottish professional bantam/feather/super featherweight boxer of the 1960s and ’70s.

He was won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) Scottish Area bantamweight title, BBBofC Scottish Area featherweight title, BBBofC British featherweight title, and Commonwealth featherweight title.

He was a challenger for the BBBofC British bantamweight title against Alan Rudkin, and European Boxing Union (EBU) featherweight title against José Legrá, his professional fighting weight varied from 116 3⁄4 lb (53.0 kg; 8 st 4.8 lb), i.e. bantamweight to 127 1⁄2 lb (57.8 kg; 9 st 1.5 lb), i.e. super featherweight.

He had Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

Evan Armstrong passed away at 74 years old.