Ken Norton Sr.

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Birthday
9, 1943
Birthplace
Jacksonville, IL
Death Date
Sep 18, 2013 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1943
Birthplace
Jacksonville, IL
Death Date
Sep 18, 2013 (70)

About

Former heavyweight boxing champion who compiled a career record of 42-7-1, competing against such boxing legends as George Foreman, Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali.

Before Fame

He started to box after enlisting in the US Marine Corp.

Trivia

In March, 1973, he became the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking his jaw in the process.

Family Life

His son, Ken Norton Jr., would go onto become an NFL linebacker.

Associated With

He lost in his only fight with Larry Holmes in June, 1978.