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Unformatted text preview: -trained less, and loss to a huge underdog in his first defense Joe Lewis – knocks out Baer in 4 th round, gift for his wife-Loses to Schmeling, who unwillingly becomes image of Aryan supremacy-in rematch, breaks schmeling’s back Joe Louis attempted to come back due to people taking advantage of him financially Carpentier forced to celebrate 50 th birthday under Vichy pseudo-government Rocky Marciano – 1952-Challenged Walcott for heavyweight crown-Americans embraced Marciano with warmth because he was a positive role model Sonny Liston defeats Floyd Patterson in round 1-Sonny is a hardened criminal with ties to organized crime Cassius Clay vs. Liston-Cassius promoted himself fwell-Cassius gave boxing clinic against Liston., Liston quits on his stool in the 7 th round. Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston (Rematch)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2009 for the course COMM 383m taught by Professor Durbin during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07