Bernardinelli, Giuseppe Antonio
Born: Mar 28, 1922 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 79 years of age.
1922 - Born on March 28th in Collingwood, Ohio. Joey Maxim was a handsome and popular boxing champion in the Golden Age of boxing in the 1950s.
1950 - Married to Michelina Berardinelli.
- He was the World Light Heavyweight boxing champion.
- Maxim knocked out heavily favored Englishman Freddie Mills in London to win the world light heavyweight title.
1952 - In one of the most memorable boxing matches in history, Maxim defended his title against Sugar Ray Robinson on June 25th, at Yankee Stadium.
1988 - Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
1994 - Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
2001 - Died of complications following a stroke on June 2nd in West Palm Beach, Folrida.
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