James J Braddock

James J Braddock

Name James J Braddock
Profession Boxer
Date of Birth 1905-06-07
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Age 69 yrs
Death Date 1974-11-29
Birth Sign Gemini

About James J Braddock

American world heavyweight champion who held the title for several years. He compiled a career record of 51-26-7 and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2001.

Early Life Experience of James J Braddock

He worked on the docks during the depression in order to feed his family.

Trivia Info

The 2005 movie Cinderella Man is based on his life with Russell Crowe portraying him.

Family Life and Relationship

He raised three sons with his wife Mae.

Close Associates

He competed against Joe Louis multiple times.

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