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13 Persons in the International Boxing Hall of Fame:

Angelo Dundee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Brief Facts:

Boxing promoter and trainer of many champions, including:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Bert Sugar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bert Randolph Sugar
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Boxing writer and sports historian.
Boxing magazines:and over 80 books, mostly about boxing history.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 2005.

Chalky Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Wright
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Brief Facts:

Died after a fall in the bathtub. World featherweight champion.
Served as a chauffeur and bodyguard for actress:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1997.

Damon Runyon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Damon Runyan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967. Awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball journalism.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1964.

Ezzard Charles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ezzard Mack Charles
Nickname(s):
Cincinnati Cobra
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.

Jack Dempsey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Harrison Dempsey
Also Known As:
Kid Blackie
Nickname(s):
The Manassa Mauler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 24 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Heavyweight champion.
Defeated by:in a controversial fight.
International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Utah Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2011.
Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014.

Jack Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Arthur Johnson
Nickname(s):
Galveston Giant
Birth Date:
Death Date:
1946
Age:
68 or 69
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First black heavyweight boxing champion (1908-1915.) Invented an adjustable wrench and other inventions. Served time for Mann Act violation.
International Boxing Hall of Fame. Died in a car crash.
Utah Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jersey Joe Walcott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Raymond Cream
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer, and referee.
International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013.

John L. Sullivan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Lawrence Sullivan
Nickname(s):
Boston Strong Boy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Recognized as the first Heavyweight Champion of gloved boxing from February 7, 1882, to 1892, and is generally recognized as the last heavyweight champion of bare-knuckle boxing under the London Prize Ring Rules.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2012.

Kid Gavilán

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gerardo González
Also Known As:
Kid Gavilan
Nickname(s):
Cuban Hawk
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990. Cuban, invented the "bolo" punch.

Muhammad Ali

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Also Known As:
Cassius Clay
Nickname(s):
The Greatest
The Louisville Lip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Relationships:

father of

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Brief Facts:

Heavyweight.
Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
Said, of his boxing, "Float like a butterfly - sting like a bee." Book:Movie for television:Conscientious objector to war. Developed Parkinsons later.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Liberty Medal 2012.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 11 January 2002.

Rocky Marciano

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rocco Francis Marchegiano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990. Heavyweight. Never defeated. Died in a plane crash.
Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1976.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Sonny Liston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles L. Liston
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer. Convicted as a young man of crimes. Apparently died of a drug overdose. Birth date uncertain and undocumented.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1991.
Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014.
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