Arthur Wellby passes

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Longtime Winnipeg boxing fixture Arthur Wellby passed away Sunday morning at the age of 71 years old. He was a boxing referee and judge in Manitoba for twenty years. He refereed many of Canada’s best, including Donny Lalonde, Wayne Caplette and Danny Vandal to name a few. He also gainer, cut man, second and promoter for his son Brooke, Peter Okane and many others. In his native England, Arthur represented his Country in numerous competitions and tournaments in the early sixties. FightNews sends out its condolences Brooke, the Wellby family, and all that knew Arthur.