Tom Owen

Posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 by John Wood
Tom Owen “The Fighting Oilman,” claimed the world bare-knuckle boxing championship with a victory (in 50 rounds!) over William “Bully” Hooper on November 14, 1796. Owen was a pub owner, oilman, and is widely credited with inventing the dumbbell.
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