16 December on the 79 th year of life died British boxer Harry Scott, whose peak career was a win over world Boxing legend Rubin «Hurricane» Carter, reports the Liverpool Echo.
In 1962 he became the bronze medalist of the European championship.
The Briton spent on a professional ring 79 fights, won 39, with 6 draws.
Harry Scott owned the belt BBBofC Central Area (something like the champion of Central England). He lost three times the candidates fight for the title of champion of great Britain.
When Harry met Scott in the ring with such famous rivals as Nino Benvenuti, Laszlo Papp, Emile Griffin and Alan Minter.
Against Rubin Carter, the British carried out two fights. In the first «Hurricane» have knocked him out. In the second Harry Scott won on points. This fight Boxing News called «the best fight British boxer over the last 20 years.»