Archie Moore Biography

Archie Moore was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight World Champion, who had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport. Nicknamed "The Old Mongoose", Moore holds the record for the most career knockouts. He ranks #4 on The Ring's list of "100 greatest punchers of all time", has the longest reign in Light Heavyweight history, and is rated by prominent boxing website BoxRec as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all-time.

A native of Benoit, Mississippi, Moore was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. An important figure in the American black community, he became involved in African American causes once his days as a fighter were over. He also established himself as a successful character actor in television and film. Moore died in his adopted home of San Diego, California. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Archie Moore
Full Name:
Archibald Lee Wright
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Professional Boxer, Actor
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
December 13, 1913
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
December 9, 1998
Age at Death:
84
Cause of Death:
Heart failure
Marriages
Archie Moore Timeline
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