Rocky Marciano The only world heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated, his 49 victories featured 43 knockouts and on the way he beat such great fighters as Joe Louis, Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, and Ezzard Charles.
Finsbury Park Cinema 1923. An exterior view of the entrance to Finsbury Park Cinema advertising a varied programme, including a film of the heavyweight boxing bout between Jack Dempsey and Luis Angel Firpo fought on 14th September 1923. Photographed by Harry Bedford Lemere in October 1923.
It was October 30, 1974, and the event was billed as “The Rumble in the Jungle.” Heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman defended his crown in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) against challenger Muhammad Ali.