Gene Fullmer

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Name: Gene Fullmer
Alias: Cyclone
Birth Name: Lawrence Gene Fullmer
Hometown: West Jordan, Utah, USA
Birthplace: West Jordan, Utah, USA
Died: 2015-04-27 (Age:83)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 173cm
Reach: 175cm
Judge: Record
Referee: Record
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

With a rugged fighting style Gene Fullmer had an impressive professional boxing career, starting with 29 consecutive victories.

He twice defeated world champions Carmen Basilio and Sugar Ray Robinson. (Robinson managed only one victory in four attempts against Fullmer). Fullmer also beat world champions Benny (Kid) Paret and Paul Pender. He fought draws with world champions Dick Tiger and Joey Giardello. He also defeated many top contenders, such as Gil Turner, Peter Muller, Rocky Castellani, Ernie Durando, Ralph Jones, Chico Vejar, Spider Webb and Florentino Fernandez.

Fullmer had two brothers who boxed: Don Fullmer (who twice challenged for the World Middleweight Title) and lightweight Jay Fullmer.

  • IMDb movie & TV credits: [1]

Preceded by:
Sugar Ray Robinson
World Middleweight Champion
2 Jan 1957– 1 May 1957
Succeeded by:
Sugar Ray Robinson
Preceded by:
Sugar Ray Robinson
NBA World Middleweight Champion
Later WBA Title

28 Aug 1959– 23 Oct 1962
Succeeded by:
Dick Tiger