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Floyd Patterson (Boxer), born on January 4, 1935 in Waco, USA. Floyd Patterson's age 83 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Capricorn, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Black. Let's check, How Tall is Floyd Patterson?

Floyd Patterson Bio

  • Birth Name:Floyd Patterson
  • First Name: Floyd
  • Last Name: Patterson
  • Age: 83 years (at death)
  • Died: May 11, 2006 (71 years)
  • Birth Date: January 4, 1935
  • Birth Place: Waco, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Floyd Patterson Height

    6 ft 1 in (183 cm)

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    Height (in Feet-Inches)6 ft 1 in
    Height (in Centimeters)183 cm
    Weight (in Kilograms)78 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)172 lbs

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    Floyd Patterson was an American professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1972, and twice reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1956 to 1962. At the age of 21, he became the youngest boxer in history to win the title, and was also the first heavyweight to regain the title after losing it. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the middleweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics. In 1956 and 1960, Patterson was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991. Born into a poor family in Waco, North Carolina, Patterson was the youngest of eleven children and experienced an insular and troubled childhood. His family moved to Brooklyn, New York, where Floyd was a truant and petty thief. At age ten, he was sent to the Wiltwyck School for Boys, a reform school in upstate New York, which he credited with turning his life around. He stayed there for almost 2 years. He attended high school in New Paltz, New York where he succeeded in all sports . At age fourteen, he started to box, trained by Cus D'Amato at his Gramercy Gym. Aged just 17, Patterson won the Gold medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics as a middleweight. 1952 turned out to be a good year for the young Patterson; in addition to Olympic gold, Patterson won the National Amateur Middleweight Championship and New York Golden Gloves Middleweight Championship.

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