Bill Maich

1984 Inductee - Athlete, Boxing

Bill Maich Maich was a dominant Heavyweight Boxing Champion in North America in the 1930s. He won his first Canadian Championship title at age 21 in 1932 and repeated this feat in 1934 and 1937. He was known for his power and won 80% of his fights by knockout; usually in the first round. His achievements led to him to being a finalist in the 1934 British Empire Games.

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    1932 Ontario Golden Glove Heavyweight Champion Trophy

    Bill Maich won this trophy when he became the Heavyweight Champion in 1932. Maich was famous for knocking out his opponents. He knocked out approximately 80% and was never once knocked out himself.
    You can view this artefact on display at the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition.