George Benton

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Birthday
15, 1933
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 19, 2011 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1933
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Sep 19, 2011 (78)

About

Former boxing professional, most recognized for defeating world champions like Freddie Little and Joey Giardello.

Before Fame

He started participating in amateur competitions when he was only 13, and turned pro three years later.

Trivia

He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall Of Fame in 2001.

Family Life

He was born-and-raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He and fellow boxer Carlos Monzon have both been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.