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United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)

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The work of art by Robert Riggs titled The Brown Bomber fills me with a sense of anticipation.
Bond bakery, unlike Brown Bomber, was not black-owned.
For years, sports fans have lamented the woeful tales of heroes gone broke--the most dramatic being that of Joe Louis, the legendary Brown Bomber who died penniless after lifting the spirits and aspirations of African Americans during the Jim Crow Era.
History has him down as the Nazi boxer blasted by the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis; but Robert Weisbord and Norbert Hedderich offer a different interpretation of Max Schmeling's life and motives.
Nor can those who lived through it ever forget the euphoria -- people literally partying in the streets -- when Joe Louis, "the Brown Bomber," took a little more than two minutes to knock out Max Schmeling in their 1938 rematch.
There was widespread grief when the Brown Bomber was counted out in the final round.
The other was 6'3, had short brown hair and wore a brown bomber jacket and light blue denim jeans.
The Godolphin duo are scheduled to face 14 rivals led by last year's winner Fame And Glory, who is trained by Aidan O'Brien in Ireland for Dubai-based owned Mrs Fitri Hay, and Tom Dascombe's consistent Brown Bomber last seen finishing third in the Irish St.
But the fabled Brown Bomber kept his title, knocking out the other Joe in the 11th.
My first purchase would have been The Brown Bomber.
The son of Johannesburg took a strong grip as odds-on favourite Bomber Brown dictated the pace in the 1m2f maiden, and he showed real steel in cutting up the inside off the home bend to subdue Brown Bomber and then hold the late flourish of newcomer Key Regard, to make the four-hour journey for one ride pay for Greg Fairley.
It tells the story of Schmeling's two legendary world title fights with Brown Bomber Joe Louis, played by Hustle & Flow star Terrence Howard.
By the time the fighters are some re-matched for a 1938 bout, a slugfest that attracts the largest international radio audience in history, the Brown Bomber is the most widely celebrated black man in a segregated America.
The bell rang to end Round Six but the Brown Bomber landed devastatingly after it.
He had the longest reign since the great Brown Bomber (Joe Louis) but he came along right after Ali.