Anton Christoforidis

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Birthday
26, 1917
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Oct 31, 1985 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1917
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Oct 31, 1985 (68)

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Light heavyweight boxer who claimed both the Greek Middleweight and Light Heavyweight titles in 1937.

Before Fame

He fought 46 fights in Europe from 1934 until 1939, when he relocated to the United States, where he debuted in Madison Square Garden on January 5, 1940.

Trivia

He retired in 1947, after which he settled in Geneva, Ohio, where he managed a bar-restaurant.

Family Life

In 1922, he, his two sisters, and mother fled to Athens from Turkey after his father was killed in Asia Minor.

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He suffered his first knockout loss to Ezzard Charles on January 12, 1942.

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