Joey Maxim

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Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jun 2, 2001 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jun 2, 2001 (79)

About

Former light heavyweight world champion known for his jab and for outlasting Sugar Ray Robinson, handing him the only TKO loss of his entire career.

Before Fame

He was a Golden Gloves champion as an amateur.

Trivia

In 1994, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Michelina Berardinelli, whom he married in 1950.

Associated With

He lost his world title to pound-for-pound great Archie Moore in 1952.