Ezzard Charles

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles Full Name: Ezzard Charles
Nationality: American

Profession: Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Why Famous: Defeated numerous Hall of Fame fighters in three different weight classes. He retired with a record of 93 wins, 25 losses and 1 draw.

Born: July 7, 1921
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA

Died: May 27, 1975 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: ALS

Historical Events in the Life of Ezzard Charles

  • 1949-06-22 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for National Boxing Association world heavyweight title
  • 1949-08-10 Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1949-10-14 Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1949-12-05 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1950-08-15 Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 to retain heavyweight boxing title
  • 1950-09-27 Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1950-09-27 Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.
  • 1950-12-05 Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1951-01-12 Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1951-03-07 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for 2nd time to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title
  • 1951-05-30 Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1952-06-05 Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1954-06-17 Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1954-09-17 Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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