Tommy Hurricane Jackson

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Birthday
9, 1931
Birthplace
Sparta, GA
Death Date
Feb 14, 1982 (50)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1931
Birthplace
Sparta, GA
Death Date
Feb 14, 1982 (50)

About

Unique and extremely tough heavyweight fighter from 1951-1961, who had a career record of 35-9-1, with 16 knockouts.

Before Fame

He made his professional debut when he was just 20-years old.

Trivia

He fought for the world heavyweight title, but was never able to win it.

Family Life

He was born in Sparta, Georgia.

Associated With

The highlight of his career came in 1955, when he beat star Ezzard Charles twice in one year.