Joey Archer

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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Joey Archer
Born: 1938-02-11
Hometown: Bronx, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10″   /   178cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

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Career Review

  • Acted in the 1961 tv series Route 66 playing a boxer in the episode, The Opponent.
  • Retired following a controversial 15 round loss to world middleweight champion Emile Griffith.
  • Owned land in Cape Coral, Florida in 1969.
  • Tried his hand in the cattle business.
  • Was a partner in two clubs in New York with his brother Jimmy Archer.
  • Master boxer with limited power.
  • Never made a comeback even though the Ring Magazine profiled him on their front cover in November 1968.
  • Ended Sugar Ray Robinson's career.
  • Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame (2005)

External Links

  • "Joey Archer....Missed Opportunity": [1]