Storied fighter who became the world heavyweight champion in 1930, and kept the title until 1932. His profession record was 56-10-4, with 40 wins arriving by method of knockout. He became thinking about boxing as an adolescent, after his father demonstrated him some battle videos. He gained the nickname Dark Uhlan from the Rhine and in 2003, The Band magazine rated him 55th within their set of the 100 very best punchers ever. He was wedded to celebrity Anny Ondra for 54 years, until her loss of life. He obtained a significant knockout against up-and-coming feeling Joe Louis in 1936.