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16/05/1955 Rocky Marciano fights vs. Don Cockell for heavyweight boxing title

Rocco Francis Marchegiano, best known as Rocky Marciano, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955. It was in 1955 that he faced British and European Champion Don Cockell, knocking him out in the ninth round. He announced his retirement the following year at age 32, completing his career at 49–0.

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