Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Boxing
Country: United States
Born: February 11, 1909, in Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 21, 1959
Maimilian (Max) Baer

Max 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.

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