Jersey Joe Walcott
Name: Jersey Joe Walcott
Birth Name: Arnold Raymond Cream
Birthplace: Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1994-02-25 (Age:80)
Hometown: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6′ 0″ / 183cm
Reach: 74″ / 188cm
Boxing Record: click
Refereeing Record: click
Managers: Sonny Banks, Joe Webster, Vic Marsillo, Felix Bocchicchio
Trainers: Dan Florio, Charley Goldman
Officiating Record: Referee
Jersey Joe Walcott Gallery
Jersey Joe Walcott became the heavyweight champion of the world in 1951. In his fifth attempt at the heavyweight championship at the age of 37, Walcott KO'd Ezzard Charles in seven. Walcott was inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame in 1969 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. He was also the winner of the Edward J. Neil Trophy for Fighter of the Year award in 1951.
After his boxing career he worked as a referee, his most famous assignment being the controversial Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch in Lewiston, Maine. He also became sheriff of Camden County, NJ and was the head of the New Jersey State Boxing Commission during the 1970s and 1980s.
- Grave site
- Left Hook Stops Charles in 7th, Makes Walcott Oldest Champ, The Milwaukee Journal, July 19, 1951
- Sport: Winner & New Champeen!, Time Magazine, July 30, 1951
- Walcott acted in two movies, one of them; The Harder They Fall.
| World Heavyweight Champion
NBA World Heavyweight Champion
NYSAC World Heavyweight Champion
1951 Jul 18 – 1952 Sep 23