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