Pete Rademacher

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Birthday
20, 1928
Birthplace
Washington
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1928 (age 90)
Birthplace
Washington

About

The first fighter in history to fight for the world heavyweight championship in his first professional bout.

Before Fame

He won the 1949, 1951, 1952, and 1953 Seattle Golden Gloves titles as well as an Olympic gold medal in 1956 before turning professional in 1957.

Trivia

He compiled a career record of 15-7-1.

Family Life

He and his daughters carried the Olympic Torch down the streets of Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

He fought Heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson in his first professional fight.

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