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James J. Braddock aka Cinderella Man vs Max Baer - "The Greatest Upset of All Time" Boxer | Boxing and Wrestling Books


Max Baer (1909 - 1959) American boxer of the 1930s as well as a referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of heavyweight boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer, Jr.. Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

from Slate Magazine

How Cinderella Man sucker punches the Jewish boxer Max Baer.

Max Baer (left) vs. Cinderella Man James J. Braddock - heavyweight championship fight, Long Island City, New York, June 13, 1935. A rendition of the fight is showcased by Jeremy Schaap, author of Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History,