Rocky Marciano Record & Stats

Rocky Marciano Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 8 years and 6 months, Rocky Marciano fought 49 times with 49 wins and no losses. By his last professional fight on September 21, 1955, Marciano's boxing record stood at 49-0 (43 KO wins).

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Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.
“The Brockton Blockbuster”
Born
Sep 1, 1923
Died
Aug 31, 1969 (45 years)
Debut
Mar 17, 1947
Record
49-0
Rounds
241
KOs
43 (87.8%)
Height
179 cm
Reach
173 cm
Ape Index
-6 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
TheRing
HV
w1
d6
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Rocky Marciano's record and stats
Rocky Marciano's Record

      Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) was an American professional boxer. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S. on September 1, 1923. Marciano made his professional boxing debut at the age of 23 on March 17, 1947. He was a heavyweight world champion. He died on August 31, 1969 at the age of 45 years. Marciano is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights49
      Wins49
      Losses0
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins43
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses6
      Title-Fight KO Wins6
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      49Sep 21, 195532 Archie Moore WinKO9
      48May 16, 195531Don Cockell WinTKO9
      47Sep 17, 195431 Ezzard Charles WinKO8
      46Jun 17, 195430 Ezzard Charles WinUD
      45Sep 24, 195330Roland La Starza WinTKO11
      44May 15, 195329 Jersey Joe Walcott WinKO1
      43Sep 23, 195229 Jersey Joe Walcott WinKO13
      42Jul 28, 195228Harry MatthewsWinKO2
      41May 12, 195228Bernie ReynoldsWinKO3
      40Apr 21, 195228Gino BuonvinoWinKO2
      39Feb 13, 195228Lee SavoldWinRTD6
      38Oct 26, 195128 Joe LouisWinTKO8
      37Aug 27, 195127Freddie BeshoreWinKO4
      36Jul 12, 195127Rex LayneWinKO6
      35Apr 30, 195127Willis ApplegateWinUD
      34Mar 26, 195127Art HenriWinTKO9
      33Mar 20, 195127Harold MitchellWinTKO2
      32Jan 29, 195127Keene SimmonsWinTKO8
      31Dec 18, 195027Bill WilsonWinTKO1
      30Nov 13, 195027Ted LowryWinUD
      29Sep 18, 195027Johnny ShkorWinTKO6
      28Jul 10, 195026Gino BuonvinoWinTKO10
      27Jun 5, 195026Eldridge EatmanWinTKO3
      26Mar 24, 195026Roland La StarzaWinSD
      25Dec 30, 194926Carmine VingoWinKO6
      24Dec 19, 194926Phil MuscatoWinTKO5
      23Dec 2, 194926Pat RichardsWinTKO2
      22Nov 7, 194926Joe DominicWinKO2
      21Oct 10, 194926Ted LowryWinUD
      20Sep 26, 194926Tommy DiGiorgioWinKO4
      19Aug 16, 194925Pete LouthisWinKO3
      18Jul 18, 194925Harry HaftWinKO3
      17May 23, 194925Don MogardWinUD
      16May 2, 194925Jimmy EvansWinTKO3
      15Apr 11, 194925Jimmy WallsWinKO3
      14Mar 28, 194925Artie DonatoWinKO1
      13Mar 21, 194925Johnny PretzieWinTKO5
      12Dec 14, 194825Gilley FerronWinTKO2
      11Nov 29, 194825James Patrick ConnollyWinTKO1
      10Oct 4, 194825Bob JeffersonWinTKO2
      9Sep 30, 194825Gilbert CardoneWinKO1
      8Sep 20, 194825Bill HardemanWinKO1
      7Sep 13, 194825Humphrey JacksonWinKO1
      6Aug 30, 194824Jimmy WeeksWinTKO1
      5Aug 23, 194824Eddie RossWinKO1
      4Aug 9, 194824Bobby QuinnWinKO3
      3Jul 19, 194824John EdwardsWinKO1
      2Jul 12, 194824Harry BilazarianWinTKO1
      1Mar 17, 194723Lee EppersonWinKO3

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      Statistics

      Rocky Marciano was 179 cm tall (5' 10.47") with a reach of 173 cm (5' 8.11"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of -6 cm (-2.36"). Marciano had a 87.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Rocky Marciano's professional boxing career spanned more than 8 years — from 1947 to 1955.

      Marciano made his debut against Lee Epperson at the age of 23 on March 17, 1947, defeating Epperson via 3rd round KO. He would go on to remain undefeated throughout his career.

      Marciano had his first world title fight at the age of 29 on September 23, 1952 after 42 professional fights, against Jersey Joe Walcott for the heavyweight NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Walcott via 13th round KO to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      Marciano won one world title at heavyweight. For all the details about Marciano's world title wins and defenses refer to "Rocky Marciano World Titles".

      Some of Marciano's best fights and notable victories include wins over Jersey Joe Walcott, Archie Moore, Joe Louis, Roland La Starza, Don Cockell, Ezzard Charles, and Lee Savold.

      Rocky Marciano had never lost a fight in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a heavyweight title defense bout against fellow American boxer Archie Moore at 32 years of age, on September 21, 1955. Marciano won the fight via 9th round KO and defended his NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring titles.

      Marciano retired from professional boxing with an undefeated record of 49-0, which included 43 knockout wins, and 1 title win. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1990.

      Career Highlights

      Rocky Marciano fought a total of 49 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis

        The first remarkable big fight in Rocky Marciano's career. A 28-year old Marciano (37-0, 32 KO) faced Joe Louis on October 26, 1951. Louis was 37 years old with a record of 66-2. Louis was on a eight-fight win streak with 52 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 20 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Louis via 8th round TKO.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Jersey Joe Walcott

        A 29-year old Rocky Marciano (42-0, 37 KO) faced Jersey Joe Walcott, who was 38 years old with a record of 51-16-2. Walcott was on a two-fight win streak with 32 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Walcott via 13th round KO to win the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Jersey Joe Walcott II

        In an immediate rematch, a 29-year old Rocky Marciano (43-0, 38 KO) faced Jersey Joe Walcott, who was now 39 years old with a record of 51-17-2 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Walcott had lost to Marciano in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Walcott via 1st round KO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Roland La Starza

        In a rematch, a 30-year old Rocky Marciano (44-0, 39 KO) faced Roland La Starza in a heavyweight title defense fight.

        Marciano defeated Starza via 11th round TKO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles

        A 30-year old Rocky Marciano (45-0, 40 KO) faced Ezzard Charles, who was 32 years old with a record of 85-10-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Charles was on a two-fight win streak with 48 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 12 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Charles via 15 round unanimous decision to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles II

        In an immediate rematch, a 31-year old Rocky Marciano (46-0, 40 KO) faced Ezzard Charles, who was now 33 years old with a record of 85-11-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Charles had lost to Marciano in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 12 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Charles via 8th round KO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Don Cockell

        A 31-year old Rocky Marciano (47-0, 41 KO) faced Don Cockell in a heavyweight title defense fight.

        Marciano defeated Cockell via 9th round TKO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore

        A 32-year old Rocky Marciano (48-0, 42 KO) faced Archie Moore, who was 41 years old with a record of 149-19-8 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Moore was on a 21-fight win streak with 108 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 18 cm reach advantage over Marciano.

        Marciano defeated Moore via 9th round KO to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

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