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Boxer - Ezzard Charles  

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Ezzard Charles

"The Cincinnati Cobra"

96-25-1 / 58 KO

Heavyweight Champion

Beat Johnny Haynes at the Arena just before taking the vacant world title, returned for a title shot against Walcott at Municipal Stadium & lost to Harold Johnson at Shibe Park.

Born: 06/30/66 - Died: 05/27/75

 
 
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Active 1940 to 1959 - Fought in Philly three times going 1-2

 

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