Joe Louis

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

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The Brown Bomber," built as a personal project for mixed road and track use from a 1969 Porsche 911E, was restored by Rob Dickinson and TRE Motorsports in Los Angeles.
1949: Joe Louis, US world heavyweight boxing champion known as the Brown Bomber, retired aged 35, after a record 25 successful defences of his title.
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.
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.
1949: Joe Louis, pictured, US world heavyweight boxing champion known as the Brown Bomber, retired aged 35, after a record 25 successful defences of his title.
1949: Joe Louis, the US world heavyweight boxing champion known as the Brown Bomber, retired at the age of 35, after a record 25 successful defences of his title.
He was wearing a brown bomber style leather jacket, a light hooded sweatshirt and light blue denim jeans.
Louis, an African-American, was nicknamed "the Brown Bomber," and held his title for 12 years, longer than any other heavyweight champion.
Liverpool Football Club even signed up The Brown Bomber himself, Joe Louis, as a publicity stunt during World War II.