January 27, 1920
Date of death
April 10, 2010
His career began in 1954. His first world title fight was between Floyd Patterson and Johansson Ingemar. Johansson had won the world heavyweight title in the first fight, but. In the second fight, Patterson became the first boxer to regain the heavyweight title.
In 1995 he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York.
In the year 2001, at the age of 81