Regarded as Britain's "Voice of Boxing," he was born into a fighting family in Islington, London. His grandfather (Arthur) was a renowned boxer, while his father (Dick) and uncle (Jack) were skilled trainers during the golden era of British boxing.
Dick and Jack were identical twins and between them handled many great fighters of their time, including George Dixon and Jim Driscoll.
Reg kept the family in boxing by becoming one of England's most popular boxing scribes, and radio and television broadcasters. For over 45 years, Reg has traveled the globe covering boxing for British audiences and knew well the boxers he covered.
He has worked as boxing correspondent for the London Evening News and as commentator for Independent Television among others. Gutteridge has won countless awards, including the Sam Taub Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the Boxing's Writers Association of America. In 1995 he received an Order of British Empire.
Born: Mar. 29, 1924
Died: Jan. 25, 2009