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Rare meeting in Las Vegas 1987. He was Eddie Simms who fought Joe Louis in 1936. Mike was thrilled to meet Eddie. Eddie had to be a tough guy because he had 52 fights before he was KO'd the first time. And that was by Louis. Rare meeting in Las Vegas 1987. Mike was training for the Bonecrusher fight when an oldtimer came to the gym to say hello. He was Eddie Simms who fought Joe Louis in 1936. Mike was thrilled to meet Eddie. Eddie had 52 fights before he was KO'd the first time - by Louis.

On The Night Of June Boxing Champion, Joe Louis, And Former German Heavyweight Champion, Max Schmeling, Met For The Second Time In The Boxing Ring. Read More About One Of America's Revered & Persecuted Black Athletes, In Today's BLACK IN TIME Blog!

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Muhammad Ali - “The greatest victory in life is to rise above the material things that we once valued most.” ― Muhammad Ali, The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey. Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January

Bilde: Which boxier had the most knockouts in his career. Think you know? Here are the greatest KO punchers of all time: http://boxinghalloffame.com/boxer-knockouts-career/ #BoxingHallOfFameLasVegas #Knockouts