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Maxim, Joey

Joey Maxim

Induction Year : 1976

Sport: Boxing

World Lightheavyweight Champion from January 20, 1950, to December 17, 1952. Won title from Freddie Mills and surrendered it to Archie Moore. Fought 115 professional bouts between 1941 and 1959. He also held the American lightheavyweight title in 1949. Won Cleveland-Chicago-New York Golden Gloves Championship and National AAU title as amateur in 1940.