An insight into Scotland's Forgotten Prize-ring History


Relates to 18th and 19th century bareknuckle pugilism, with particular emphasis on the Glasgow area where the greater proportion of contests took place. Includes not only competitive fights, but also exhibitions (at theatres, circuses and particularly music halls, etc,) given by pugilsts who fought in this era. While the emphasis is on native-born fighters, 'foreign' pugilists (usually English, Irish or American) are also included.