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James Walter "The Cinderella Man" Braddock (June 7, 1905 - November 29, 1974) was an Irish American boxer who held the world heavyweight championship from 1935 to 1937. Fighting under the name James J. Braddock (ostensibly to follow the pattern set by two prior world boxing champions, James J. Corbett and James J.

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Contemporaries Sports : Boxing

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Fought Joe Louis twice
Max Baer Boxing
Beat Max Schmeling in 1933
Henry Armstrong Boxing
Welter, Light, and Featherweight Champion
Gene Tunney Boxing
Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1926-28
Eddie Eagan Boxing
Won Summer and Winter Olympic Gold
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