02 Mar '14, 12pm

Bella Burge of the Blackfriar's ... London's first female boxing promoter! #womensboxing There is a new play...

Bella Burge of the Blackfriar's ... London's first female boxing promoter! #womensboxing There is a new play...

On his death bed, Dick had asked his beloved Bella to ensure that she kept their business going. Not wishing to let her husband down, and having practically run the venue since Dick’s enlistment in 1915, Bella promised her husband that she would do so; a vow which essentially resulted in her becoming the world’s first female boxing promoter.

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