Archie Moore ' Light Heavyweight World Champion ' Boxing Signed Photograph Autograph £50.00
This is an In Person signed Colour 10" x 8" photograph by the late American Light Heavyweight World Champion boxer.
Archie Moore (born Archibald Lee Wright; December 13, 1916 - December 9, 1998), was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight World Champion (December,1952-May,1962), 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 (131). 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.