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Floyd Patterson (January 4, 1935 – May 11, 2006) was an American professional boxer and former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion. At 21, Patterson became the youngest man to win the world heavyweight title. He was also the first heavyweight boxer to regain the title. He had a record of 55 wins, 8 losses and 1 draw, with 40 wins by knockout. He won the gold medal at the 1952 Olympic Games as a middleweight.Although Mike Tyson later became the youngest boxer to win a world heavyweight title (when he defeated Trevor Berbick via second-round TKO, becoming the WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World at 20 years, 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days old) Patterson remains the youngest Undisputed Heavyweight Champion. Patterson was trained by legendary trainer Cus D'Amato.
IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameFloyd Patterson
Date Of BirthJanuary 4, 1935
Place Of BirthWaco, North Carolina, U.S.
Height6' (1.83 m)
Weight86 kg
SpouseJanet Sequist, Sandra Hicks Patterson
ChildrenFloyd Patterson Jr, Seneca Patterson, Eric Patterson, Janene Patterson, Jennifer Patterson
ParentsThomas Patterson
SiblingsRay Patterson
Star SignCapricorn
1"I'm sorry, Mr. President. The title is not worth anything if the best fighters can't have a shot at it. And Liston deserves a shot." - Floyd Patterson to then-U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
2If it wasn't for boxing, I would probably be behind bars or dead.
3They said I was the fighter who got knocked down the most, but I also got up the most.
1Ironically, In 1965 , Floyd as an ex champ, easily outpointed long time contender Eddie Machin , one of several contenders he was accused of "ducking" in his reign as champion. Floyd, stated after the bout that he could have easily KO'd Machen, but was concerned about Machen's history of depression. Machen, in 1960, lost a close 12 round decision to Floyd's nemesis Sonny Liston.
2He shares the distinction with Andrew Golotta of being the only fighters to be knocked out in the first round of two World Heavyweight title fights. Patterson, twice by Sonny Liston (1962 and 1963). Golotta, by Lennox Lewis (1997) and Lamont Brewster (2005).
3The only fighters to beat him by decision were Joey Maxim (1952) , Jerry Quarry (1967),who also fought to a draw with Floyd earlier that same year, and Jimmy Elllis (1968). .
4Floyd almost won the Heavyweight Title a 3rd time. On 9/14/68 he fought Jimmy Eliis for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship in Sweden and appeared to be the winner after 15 rounds. Ellis suffered a broken nose early and and was bleeding throughout the fight. The one judge was the referee who cast his vote for Ellis.There was also a controversial knockdown of Ellis.
5Is one of eleven children.
6Counseled troubled children for the New York State Office of Children and Family Services after retiring from the NYSAC.
7Left Comiskey Park in Chicago wearing dark glasses and a fake beard, after being knocked out in the first round by Sonny Liston in 1962.
8Adopted 13-year-old boxer Tracy Harris. Tracy Harris Patterson won the WBC super bantamweight championship in 1992, under his father's coaching.
9Retired in 1972.
10Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991.
11Sent to the Wiltwyck School for Boys, upon his release, began boxing.
12Served twice as chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission.
13Was the first fighter to defeat Roy Harris(22-0) and Tom McNeeley(23-0).
14Lost to world champions Joey Maxim, Ingemar Johansson, Sonny Liston, Muhammad Ali and Jimmy Ellis. His loss to Ellis was by a controversial decision.
15Defeated world champions Archie Moore and Ingemar Johansson.
16Defeated European Heavyweight Champion Henry Cooper.
17Fought from 1952-1972. Never officially retired from the ring. Rumors of a comeback continued until 1975.
18Won six title defenses all by knockout.
19Fought for the World's Heavyweight Title 5 times.
20First man to regain the World's Heavyweight Title.
21Fought six world champions and defeated two.
22Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, 1987.
23Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, 1985.
24Professional boxer
25Born at 2:30pm-EST
26Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1991.
27World heavyweight boxing champion, 1956-1959, 1960-1962.
28Middleweight boxing gold medalist, 1952 Olympics.


Daniel Boone1969TV SeriesGeorge Hill
The Wild Wild West1968TV SeriesLyle Dixon


Mighty Aphrodite1995the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank for their assistance: courtesy Management Group


Independent Lens2008TV Series documentaryHimself
WWE Raw1997TV SeriesHimself
Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1992TV Series documentaryHimself
Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration1992TV SpecialHimself
Terrible Joe Moran1984TV MovieHimself
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali1976TV SpecialHimself
Floyd Patterson vs. Oscar Bonavena1972Himself
Floyd Patterson vs. Pedro Agosto1972Himself
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee1969DocumentaryHimself
Med krut i nävarna1969DocumentaryHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHimself
ABC's Wide World of Sports1966TV SeriesHimself
The Summer Sports Spectacular1965TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1956-1965TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest
Floyd Patterson vs. George Chuvalo1965TV MovieHimself
Heavyweight Championship of the World: Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson1965Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964TV SeriesHimself - Guest
World Heavyweight Championship Bout: Charles 'Sonny' Liston vs. Cassius Clay1964Himself - Guest
Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson1963ShortHimself
Today1962TV Series
The Irv Kupcinet Show1962TV SeriesHimself
Talent Scouts1962TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Pro Boxer
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson vs. Charles 'Sonny' Liston1962ShortHimself
Avgörandet Floyd - Ingo1961DocumentaryHimself
The Bob Hope Show1961TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Annual National Sports Awards1961TV SpecialHimself - Winner
The National Sports Awards1961TV SpecialHimself - Winner
Floyd Patterson vs. Tom McNeeley1961Himself
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemar Johansson1961Himself
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Ingemar Johansson Versus Floyd Patterson1960ShortHimself
World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Champion of the World versus Ingemar Johansson Heavyweight Champion of Europe1959Documentary shortHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1956-1957TV SeriesHimself
Gillette Cavalcade of Sports1957TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956-1957TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Boxer / Himself - Guest
Floyd Patterson vs. Don Grant1955Himself
Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad1952TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Knockout: The Untold Story of Royce Claxton2017pre-production
The Trials of Muhammad Ali2013DocumentaryHimself
The Real Rocky2011TV MovieHimself
Cornered: A Life Caught in the Ring2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Wire2004TV SeriesHimself
Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Rock 'n' Roll Years1985TV SeriesHimself
The Greatest1977Himself
a.k.a. Cassius Clay1970DocumentaryHimself

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