Biography - A Short Wiki
Prizefighter who knocked out 141 opponents in his twenty-seven year career. He was ranked the top light heavyweight of all-time by the International Research Organization in 2005.
He was a troubled youth, often spending time in juvenile detention.
He earned the nickname “The Old Mongoose” during his career.
His daughter, J’Marie Moore, also became a boxer.
He was knocked out by Rocky Marciano in a World Heavyweight Title match on September 21, 1955.
How did Archie Moore die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Death date||December 9, 1998|
|Place of death||San Diego, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I’m like the drunk in the bar who wants just one more for the road.Archie Moore
Mine was an apparent forward movement whereas Burley’s was a continuous serpentine movement.Archie Moore
Very few people could make me fight out of my system. Burley was one.Archie Moore