Patterson the man as he KOs Moore
Nov. 30, 1956
They sent out a boy to do a man's job - and he does it.
At 21, Floyd Patterson becomes the youngest man to win the heavyweight title when he knocks out light-heavyweight champ Archie Moore, who is twice his age, in the fifth round in Chicago Stadium.
"The turning point came in the third round," Patterson says after taking the title that was vacated when Rocky Marciano retired in April. "I landed a left to Moore's stomach, and I head him say, ...
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