His reign for 25 weeks as the globe middleweight champ became the longest for the excess weight division. He put together a 97-16-2 record across his profession. He started boxing at age group 16 in Hawaii, 2 yrs before he could lawfully battle in the mainland circuits. He was the 1st Hawaiian-born boxer to become elected towards the International Boxing Hall of Popularity. He was created Carl Olson, in Honolulu, Hawaii, his dad Swedish and mom Portuguese, which resulted in his nickname as The Hawaiian Swede. Within an illustrious profession spanning 2 decades there is one challenger he cannot beat – Sugars Ray Robinson, who knocked him out three differing times.