6'6", 270-pound heavyweight boxing champion, nicknamed the 'Pottawatomie Giant' and 'The Great White Hope.' He compiled a career record of 26-6-1.
He worked as a cowboy as a young adult.
After holding the heavyweight title for four years, he lost it to Jack Dempsey in a brutal bone-breaking match in which he was knocked down seven times in the first round.
He married his childhood friend Harriet Evans.
Jack Dempsey was the only boxer to ever knock him down.