Ezzard Charles Part 2: Clashing with Jersey Joe and Rocky

Ezzard Charles would defend his heavyweight title twice before facing his nemesis Jersey Joe Walcott again.   Walcott was easily among the greatest defensive technicians’ the sport has ever known.  To the eyes of many, Walcott should have won the heavyweight title when he lost a controversial split decision to Joe Louis in 1947.  The bout would be the second time both Charles...
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Boxing is known for its brutality, and many fans pay to see knockouts. Some knockouts are renowned strictly for their violent nature. However, other knockouts are remembered for their historical significance. Marciano vs. Walcott Rocky Marciano defeated Jersey Joe Walcott … Continue reading →
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