Baer was World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1934 to 1935.
His 11th round knockout of Primo Carnera on June 14, 1934,
gave him the World Heavyweight title; which he held exactly
one year, until June 13, 1935, when he lost a 15-round
decision to James Braddock.
The Omaha-born champion was elected to the Boxing Hall
of Fame in 1968, World Boxing HOF in 1984 and International
Boxing HOF in 1995.
The Ring Magazine (in 2003) named Baer #22 on the list
of the "100 Greatest Punchers of All-Time".
Max Baer's professional record: 83 bouts–70 wins
(52 by KO, 18 by decision), 8 losses by decision, 3 by
KO, 2 by foul.