Amateur Career. Amateur Record: 40-4, 37 KOs; At age 14, Patterson started working out at the Gramercy Gym on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, owned and run by Cus D’Amato. He started boxing as an amateur in 1950. In 1951, Patterson won the New York Daily News Golden Gloves and the New York Golden Gloves Tournament Of …
Floyd Patterson was born on January 4, 1935 in Waco, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), Daniel Boone (1964) and Floyd Patterson vs. Don Grant (1955). He was married to Janet Sequist and Sandra Hicks.
May 11, 2006 · Floyd Patterson turned his troubled life around with boxing and rose to the top despite a gentle disposition.
Floyd Patterson was raised in Brooklyn, got into trouble early, and at age ten was sent to a juvenile facility, where he learned to box. He was 17 when he won the Olympic Gold Medal as a middleweight, and 21 when he became professional heavyweight champion of the world, beating Archie Moore for the
Born: Jan 04, 1935
Professional Boxer. Heavyweight champion from 1956-1959 & 1960-1962. He won the middleweight gold medal during the 1952 Summer Olympics. Trained and managed by Cus D’Amato from a teenaged amateur boxer to the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion and first in boxing history to successfully regain the heavyweight
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