Former Globe Heavyweight Champ who discovered to combat while in prison. He compiled a profession record of 50-4, contending against such boxing legends as Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson. He marketed pecans from his brother-in-law’s tree to be able to reunite along with his mom and his siblings. He was convicted of robbery and larceny. He wedded Geraldine Clark in Sept 1957. He knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1962 to be world heavyweight champ.