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Happy Birthday:
Archie Moore

December 13, 1913 – Archie Moore was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight World Champion (1952–1959 and 1961), 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,” and is rated by prominent boxing website BoxRec as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all-time.

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