Joe Louis

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Noun1.Joe Louis - United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)Joe Louis - United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
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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 four-times married Brown Bomber was forced to get back into the ring to pay $500,000 tax he had dodged but even his last fight against Rocky Marciano was only the third defeat of his career.
Cavalryman, who was fifth behind Brown Bomber in the race 12 months ago, is likely to be joined by stablemates Ahzeemah and Excellent Result for the two-mile showpiece.
jpg) photo published on Us Weekly making the walk of shame early on Sunday morning wearing a brown bomber jacket and with a baseball cap pulled low over his brow.
A celebrated African-American journal, the Pittsburgh Courier did: "Joe Louis, the Brown Bomber, lifted an entire race out of the slough of inferiority and gave them a sense of selfimportance.
When he was last seen he was wearing brown jeans, brown boots, and a brown bomber jacket with a fur lining.
The victim of gangs who terrorised his Edinburgh housing estate, Buchanan was inspired to pull on gloves at the age of nine after seeing The Brown Bomber, the Hollywood biopic of heavyweight champ Joe Louis.
Joe Louis, and a World on the Brink (Knopf, 2005) and Patrick Myler's Ring of Hate: The Brown Bomber and Hitler's Hero (Mainstream, 2006).
Below is one student's initial reaction to the Robert Rigg's painting of The Brown Bomber, a painting that captures the knockout of Max Schmeling during his 1938 bout with Joe Louis (See Figure 3).
So popular was he that he inspired the naming of the Brown Bomber Baking Company of New York City, by their own account, "The World's Largest Negro Baking Company," whose ad was illustrated with a drawing, in monumental style, of a strong black pugilist pummeling a white boxer.
Whenever Louis would cross paths with Braddock, the Brown Bomber would always greet the Cinderella Man with the same salutation: "Hello, champ.