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26/06/1959 Johansson becomes world champion of heavy weight boxing

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Greatest Boxing Rivalries - Floyd Patterson vs Ingemar Johansson II - Full Fight In HD

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Ingemar Johansson - Pride of Sweden

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Ingemar Johansson | Muhammad Ali (exhibition)

Swedish professional boxer Jens Ingemar Johansson defeated American boxer Floyd Patterson in a third-round match and became heavyweight champion. Due to his performance at the match, Johansson was named top professional athlete of the year.