101-25-7 / 33 KO / 1 NC
South Philly - Middleweight
Hall of Famer finally won the middleweight
title in 1963 from Dick Tiger in his 123rd fight, after fighting
everyone under the sun including Graham, Saxton, Mims, Fullmer,
Robinson, Hank, Turner, Benton & Carter.
Born: 7/16/30 - Died: 9/04/08
"I went all those years, 15 years,
before I got the chance for the world title."