First Name: Blair
Last Name: Richardson
Sport: Boxing
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 1980
Home Town: South Bar
County: Cape Breton County
Details:

Blair Richardson was a champion inside, and outside, of the boxing ring. He was a meek, mild-mannered, soft -spoken individual, with thunder in his right hand.

Upon his retirement in 1966, Richardson was the holder of both the Canadian and Commonwealth titles in the middleweight division. During his career he had 51 fights and won 46 bouts with 36 decided by knockout.<br.
After his retirement, Richardson graduated from Northeastern University with a graduate degree in communications. Five years after his retirement, Richardson passed away from a brain tumour.

Richardson was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in 1980.

Blair passed away in 1971.

Facts:

• British Empire middleweight champion
• Most respected and loved champion in Canada
• Passed away at age 31

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