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James J Braddock the “Cinderella Man” – Beats Max Baer This Day June 13, 1935 Wins Heavyweight Crown

 

James J Braddock the “Cinderella Man” – Beats Max Baer This Day June 13, 1935 Wins Heavyweight Crown

 

  • Max Baer 210½ lbs lost
  • Jim Braddock 194 lbs
  • UD in round 15 of 15
  • Location: Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
  • Referee: Johnny McAvoy 5-9
  • Judge: Charley Lynch 4-11
  • Judge: George Kelly 7-7
  • World Heavyweight Championship (1st defense by Baer)

 

 

 

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