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"The Cinderella Man" Becomes World Heavyweight Champion (1935) Options
Daemon
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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"The Cinderella Man" Becomes World Heavyweight Champion (1935)

For budding boxer James J. Braddock, 1929 was a bad year. The promising pugilist narrowly lost a 15-round championship fight and, months later, the Great Depression struck. Braddock, struggling to support his family and losing many more bouts than he won, eventually gave up boxing to work the docks. In 1934, he returned to the ring, and a year later, he landed a title shot against Max Baer. Braddock was a 10-to-1 underdog but won in a stunning upset. Who beat Braddock for the title in 1937? More...
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If I had known this before I´d have seen the movie.
I think I´ll watch the movie this week.
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