Joe Louis

Joe Louis

Champion

The Brown Bomber.

Client Since 1994.

Born on May 13, 1914 in Alabama, Joe Louis was a professional American boxer. In 1937, he became boxing’s heavyweight champion after defeating James J. Braddock and, a year later, knocked out Max Schmeling in the first round of his match, which made him a national hero. After his retirement, he served as a referee for wrestling and boxing matches. Louis passed away from cardiac arrest on April 12, 1981.

68-3 – Career record, which included 54 knockouts.

1950s – Briefly dabbled in professional wrestling

140 consecutive months – length of Louis’ championship reign

4.6 million dollars earned over his boxing career

Nicknamed The Brown Bomber

"I hope they’re still making women like my momma. She always told me to do the right thing. She always told me to have pride in myself; she said a good name is better than money."

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