TOP 10 Great Scottish boxers

1 Benny Lynch:

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Former world flyweight champion from Gorbals, considered Scotland's best boxer. 2 Jim Watt: Became world lighweight champion in 1979 and held off several challengers.

3 Ken Buchanan: Undisputed world lightweight champion when he beat Ismael Laguna in 1970.

4 Chic Calderwood: Held the British light-heavyweight title but died in a car crash aged 29.

5 Walter McGowan: Became world fly- weight champ when he beat Salvatore Burruni in 1966.

6 Ricky Burns: Coatbridge fighter who is a former world super-featherweight champion.

7 Dick McTaggart: Won Olympic and Commonwealth gold medals in the lightweight category.

8 Jackie Paterson: Ayrshire boxer who became world flyweight champion in 1943.

9 John McCormack: Nicknamed Cowboy, he won a light-middleweight bronze in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

10 Alex Arthur: Became the world super-featherweight champion in 2007.

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