Biography - A Short Wiki
He held the WBC World Featherweight title in 1968. He compiled a career record of 61-6.
He was a wildly successful amateur, and won the Amateur Boxing Association bantamweight title in 1958, as well as a gold medal at that year’s Commonwealth Games.
Following his career he was voted the greatest citizen in his hometown of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
How did Howard Winstone die?
Howard Winstone's death was caused by kidney disease.
He died from kidney disease on 30 September 2000, aged 61. In 2001, one year after his death, a bronze statue of Winstone by Welsh sculptor David Petersen was unveiled in St. Tydfil’s Square, Merthyr Tydfil.
|Cause of death||Kidney disease|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||April 15, 1939|
|Death date||September 30, 2000|
|Place of death||Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|