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Jeff Fenech Fight-Worn Boxing TrunksGo Back
Winning Bid: $974.37
Winning Bid: $974.37
Auction ends: 2018-06-09 22:50
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This item belonged to and was worn by boxing legend, Jeff Fenech. He is a retired Australian professional boxer. He won world titles in three weight divisions, and is best known for his trilogy with Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2002, Jeff was the 2003 inductee for the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame. Moderns category and the 4th person to be elevated to Legend status in 2013.
Presented is a pair of Fenech fight-worn boxing trunks. They are high-waisted satin style in red and green with white highlights. The front features his sponsor Asics Tiger and the company logo on the bottom. His name is embroidered on the left leg with a rabbit patch (which highlights the meaning of his name). Overall, they show tremendous wear with high flexibility throughout from movement in the ring.
This item originates from the Edward Weichers collection. He served as trainer and coach for Australia’s professional world champions, Jeff Fenech and Jeff Harding. This was a direct gift from Fenech to Weichers for his admirable work with him.
Weichers was the head boxing coach at the United States Air Force Academy from 1976-2014. He led the Academy’s boxing team to 19 national collegiate boxing championships, making it the most successful collegiate program in the United States (the second most successful program has only 6 national championships as of April 2014 in comparison). He was selected to coach the Australian Olympic Boxing team, which competed in the 1984 games in Los Angeles. He was also the Head Coach USA World Series of Boxing in 2015 and served as president and vice-president of the (NCBA).
Authentication: 100% Authentic Team Provenance Letter