Jersey Joe Walcott Biography

Jersey Joe Walcott

Born: Jan. 31, 1914

oldest heavyweight (37) to ever win the championship; lost four championship bouts before knocking out Ezzard Charles in the seventh round in 1951; lost the title the following year, losing to Rocky Marciano; won 50 bouts, 30 by knockout, lost 17 and fought one draw as a professional; later became sheriff of Camden County, NJ.

Died: Feb. 27, 1994

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