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Daemon
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Rocky Marciano Dies in a Plane Crash (1969)

After failing to become a professional baseball player, Marciano took up boxing and became one of the greatest boxers of all time. Hard-punching and durable, he was the heavyweight champion from 1952 to 1956—and the only one to have retired without a defeat or draw in his professional career. He died in a plane crash in 1969, on the eve of his 46th birthday, while en route to Des Moines, Iowa, where a surprise birthday party awaited him. Of his 49 professional wins, how many were by knockout? More...
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So many famous people have died in plane crashes.
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He had 43 wins by KO
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49 Wins (43 knockouts, 6 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws


Undeniably impressive!
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He was one of the greatest boxers of all times, I believe. Dempsey, Marciano and Tyson are the three pugilist, whose style and manner of boxing I like most. Although, there were other great boxers who do deserve our respect and veneration, of course.
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Rocky! Dancing
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"Marciano's knockout blow packs more explosive energy than an armour-piercing bullet and represents as much energy as would be required to spot lift 1000 pounds one foot off the ground."
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They still say the safest transportation is flying; I have my doubts.
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