Archie Moore

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Birthday
13, 1916
Birthplace
Benoit, MS
Death Date
Dec 9, 1998 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1916
Birthplace
Benoit, MS
Death Date
Dec 9, 1998 (81)

About

Prizefighter who knocked out 141 opponents in his twenty-seven year career. He was ranked the top light heavyweight of all-time by the International Research Organization in 2005.

Before Fame

He was a troubled youth, often spending time in juvenile detention.

Trivia

He earned the nickname "The Old Mongoose" during his career.

Family Life

His daughter, J'Marie Moore, also became a boxer.

Associated With

He was knocked out by Rocky Marciano in a World Heavyweight Title match on September 21, 1955.