Marciano Defeats Louis

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Show Clips: Marciano Defeats Louis

Check out some exclusive clips from The Garden’s Defining Moments – Marciano Defeats Louis: Watch: The Greatness of Joe Louis Coming from humble beginnings, Joe Louis rose to become the first African-American heavyweight champion since Jack Johnson and a true American hero. Watch: Rising to the Top Though Rocky Marciano’s amateur record was not impressive, […]

9 FACTS ABOUT ROCKY MARCIANO & JOE LOUIS

Learn more about Rocky Marciano and Joe Louis with these facts. Marciano was born Rocco Francis Marchegiano. He was encouraged by his manager Al Weill to change his last name so it was easier to pronounce. Rocky Marciano stood at 5’11” and 184 lbs. with a reach of 67 inches, which was the shortest reach […]