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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1937: Joe Louis defeated Welshman Tommy Farr in an epic fight in New York to retain the world heavyweight boxing title.
1937: Joe Louis knocked out defending champion James J Braddock in Chicago to become world heavyweight champion.
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.
1914: Joe Louis, heavyweight boxing champion, was born in Lexington, Alabama.
He said one old man who had not spoken in years mistook Ali for former world champ Joe Louis. Lieberman said: "Muhammad smiled and when he left said: 'If it gives him pleasure to think I am Joe Louis, then I am Joe Louis'."
Performed by Bangkok's Joe Louis Puppet Theatre, the performance enthralled a large number of spectators comprised of diplomats, members of the Thai Community in Doha, private sector representatives and other guests.
1950: Joe Louis failed to regain the world heavyweight title, 18 months after announcing his retirement, when he lost on points to Ezzard Charles in New York.
1937: Joe Louis won the world heavyweight |boxing title by knocking out James J Braddock in Chicago.
In 1937, Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight boxing champion by knocking out Jim Braddock in the eighth round of their fight in Chicago.
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."
The singer was not on the bus at the time and performed later that night at Joe Louis Arena.
While guests can savour the delectable specialities that highlight the delicate balance of sweet and spice aromas distinct to Thailand, every evening they will also be treated to a dash of Thai culture with the traditional art of puppetry from Thailand's famed Joe Louis Theatre.