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Marciano's one punch KO of Walcott
Marciano's one punch KO of Walcott
Marciano's one punch KO of Walcott

Top 12 Greatest One Punch Knockouts of All-Time

As Juan Manuel Marquez‘s cold-cocking of Manny Pacquiao amply demonstrated last month, few things in all of sports are as electrifying as the one punch knockout. Boxing offers a plethora of memorable one shot demolitions,...
 
This Week in Boxing History
 
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charles tags walcott
charles tags walcott

TWIBH: July 18, 1951 — Walcott vs. Charles III

If James Braddock is “The Cinderella Man,” then what do we call Jersey Joe Walcott? Braddock’s story of perseverance in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds eventually inspired Hollywood attention, but no...
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This Week in Boxing History
 
The view from the stands when Walcott scored his second knockdown of the fight in round four.
The view from the stands when Walcott scored his second knockdown of the fight in round four.
The view from the stands when Walcott scored his second knockdown of the fight in round four.

TWIBH: December 5th, 1947 – Louis vs. Walcott I

Last month saw a high-profile fight end in a most unsatisfying fashion when the judges at ringside scored Manny Pacquiao the winner over Juan Manuel Marquez. Obviously, the decision created an extremely frustrating situation fo...
 
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TWIBH: May 15, 1953 — Marciano vs. Walcott II

An immediate return match after a tough loss can be a risky proposition. There is no physical reason for this; after a few weeks the body repairs itself and the welts and bruises fade away. But psychologically, the challenge ma...