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Young Corbett III

Young Corbett III

Young Corbett III was an Italian-born American boxer. Regarded as one of the greatest fighters of all time, he was the world Welterweight boxing champion in 1933 and the Middleweight champion in 1938. A tough southpaw, he did not have strong punching power but was known for his great speed. Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Corbett as the #3 ranked welterweight of all-time, as well as the #1 ranked southpaw of the category. He was inducted into the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1982 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004. ... more on Wikipedia

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