Heavyweight boxing champ nicknamed The Easton Assassin. His career record was 69-6 and he was inducted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
Because of his family's dire financial situation, he dropped out of seventh grade in order to work at a car wash, getting paid $1.00 an hour.
Had five children with his wife Diane.
Rocky Marciano held the longest unbeaten streak in boxing, forty-nine matches, which he almost tied, before losing his forty-ninth match.