Full Name: Archibald Lee Wright
Profession: Boxing Champion
Why Famous: Light Heavyweight World Champion (December 1952 – May 1962) who had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport.
He holds the record for the most career knockouts with 131.
- 1956-08-21 Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico
- 1954-01-27 Archie Moore beats Joey Maxim in 15-round unanimous decision to retain his world light heavyweight boxing title at the Orange Bowl, Miami; last of famous trilogy of fights, all won by Moore
- 1955-09-21 Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
- 1956-11-30 At 21 years, 10 months, 3 weeks, 5 days Floyd Patterson becomes youngest world heavyweight boxing champion; KOs Archie Moore in 5th round in Chicago; first Olympic gold medalist to win a professional heavyweight title