Ezzard Charles

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Birthday
7, 1921
Birthplace
Lawrenceville, GA
Death Date
Mar 28, 1975 (53)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1921
Birthplace
Lawrenceville, GA
Death Date
Mar 28, 1975 (53)

About

Hall of Fame boxing champion who fought frequently in the heavyweight division and earned titles in all three different weight divisions.

Before Fame

As an amateur boxer in the featherweight divisions, he had a perfect 42-0 record, and started his pro career defeating the future Hall of Famer Archie Moore.

Trivia

He had a classic match against the heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano - going the distance, a full 15 rounds.

Family Life

He had three children. 

Associated With

He was close friend of Rocky Marciano as well as a one-time neighbor of Muhammad Ali.