Rocky Marciano – The Brockton Blockbuster

Rocky Marciano

A product of the Army and amateur ranks, Rocky Marciano was born on September 1, 1923. He takes his place alongside Dempsey and Louis as one of the great heavyweights. Marciano was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, to parents who were immigrants from Italy: when he was about eighteen months old,

Joe Louis – The Brown Bomber

Joe Louis

The era of the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis was one of the greatest and most colourful boxers to grace the sport. Only Jack Dempsey since the gloves era got underway compared to him in popularity and ability. This Alabama born boxer who first saw the light of day on May 13th, 1914