April 27, 1956 in History
Event:
Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing




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Related Year:
1956

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Rocky Marciano History:
August 31, 1969 - Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a plane crash at 45
April 27, 1967 - Rocky Marciano retires as undefeated boxing champ
September 21, 1955 - Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
May 16, 1955 - Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in San Francisco
May 16, 1955 - Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
September 17, 1954 - Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
June 17, 1954 - Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
September 24, 1953 - Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
May 15, 1953 - Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago
May 15, 1953 - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 1 for heavywgt boxing title
September 23, 1952 - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for hw boxing title
February 13, 1952 - Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win
October 26, 1951 - Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden
September 1, 1923 - Rocky Marciano, heavyweight champion boxer, 1952 - 1956


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