Joe Walcott

Joe Walcott, also known alternatively as Barbados Joe Walcott to destinguish him from the American known by the same name, was born in Demerara, British Guyana on March 13, 1873, and died October 1, 1935. Nicknamed "The Barbados Demon" Walcott,stood 5'1 1/2 tall, was a formidable fighter who fought from 1890 to 1911.


  • The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
    • The well known phrase was apparently said first by Barbados Joe Walcott[[1]]
  • Since no welterweight or middleweight will fight me I am compelled to go to the next class. Will any heavyweights fight me?

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