Rocky Graziano

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Birthday
1, 1919
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
May 22, 1990 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1919
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
May 22, 1990 (71)

About

Legendary boxer and member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He compiled a career record of 67-10-6.

Before Fame

He grew up boxing his brother nightly in front of his father's friends, who would drink, watch, and gamble over their fight.

Trivia

At Madison Square Garden in 1945, he shocked the boxing world when he defeated Billy Arnold.

Family Life

He had two daughters with Norma Unger, whom he married in 1943.

Associated With

He and Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone, became the two most famous Rocky's in the sport of boxing.