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Pete Rademacher

American heavyweight boxer

Died when: 91 years 197 days (1098 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

Thomas Peter Rademacher (November 20, 1928 – June 4, 2020) was an American heavyweight boxer.A gold medalist at the 1956 Olympics, he became the only person to challenge for the world heavyweight championship in his first professional bout when he faced Floyd Patterson in Seattle on August 22, 1957.

A former college football player at Washington State, Rademacher took up boxing as a form of rehabilitation during his recovery from rheumatic fever, which he contracted in military school.


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