Lou Nova

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Los Angeles, California, USA
Lou Nova was a World Amateur Boxing Champion. Undefeated in his first 22 pro boxing matches. Knocked out former heavyweight champion Max Baer twice. Ended Baer's career in second fight by fracturing his Adam's Apple. Noted for his "Cosmic" Punch. Was badly injured in his fight with "Two Ton" Tony Galento. After this fight spent time in the hospital and almost lost his eye. Fought Joe Louis for the heavyweight title; his famed "Cosmic" Punch could not dent the champion's chin. Won 40 professional fights. Read more...