JOE LOUIS ... Won 66 Lost 3, 52 KO (66-3) Known as “The Brown Bomber”, Joe Louis was an American Icon. He was clearly a shining star head and shoulders above the rest in his time. He couldn’t lose. Joe Louis only had 1 legitimate loss against Germany’s Max Schmeling which he later avenged in a sensational and historical 1st round KO.
Born on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama, Joe Lewis went on to become the heavyweight champion of the world. Known as the Brown Bomber, Louis held the belt for nearly 12 years, a boxing record, and posted 25 successful title defenses.
Rocky Marciano The only world heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated, his 49 victories featured 43 knockouts and on the way he beat such great fighters as Joe Louis, Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, and Ezzard Charles. The Rock died in a light plane crash just short of his 46th birthday.