Archie Moore

1916 - 1998

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Archie Moore (born Archibald Lee Wright; December 13, 1913 or 1916– December 9, 1998) was an American professional boxer and the longest reigning World Light Heavyweight Champion of all time (December 1952 – May 1962). He had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport, competing from 1935 to 1963. Nicknamed "The Mongoose", and then "The Old Mongoose" in the latter half of his career, Moore was a highly strategic and defensive boxer, with a strong chin and unusual resilience. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archie Moore has received more than 1,233,592 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Archie Moore is the 33rd most popular boxer (up from 35th in 2019), the 3,052nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,012th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Boxer.

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Among boxers, Archie Moore ranks 33 out of 326Before him are Nino Benvenuti, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lennox Lewis, Jack Johnson, John L. Sullivan, and Manny Pacquiao. After him are Mate Parlov, Max Baer, Wladimir Klitschko, Leon Spinks, Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr, and Orlando Martínez.

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Among people born in 1916, Archie Moore ranks 110Before him are Pietro Rava, Maurice Bavaud, Rossano Brazzi, Helmut Gröttrup, John Basilone, and Unica Zürn. After him are Edmundo Suárez, Julian Rotter, Arno Peters, Zail Singh, Walter Cronkite, and Harold Robbins. Among people deceased in 1998, Archie Moore ranks 100Before him are Nguyễn Văn Linh, Lucio Battisti, Vladimir Demikhov, Richard Hamming, Clara Rockmore, and Hans von Ohain. After him are Slava Metreveli, Nino Ferrer, Aymoré Moreira, Barry Goldwater, Antonio Quarracino, and John Chadwick.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Archie Moore ranks 3,052 out of 18,182Before him are Randy Quaid (1950), Halsey (1994), Gina Gershon (1962), Anne Ramsey (1929), Bob Pettit (1932), and Paul Volcker (1927). After him are Matthew Modine (1959), Al Di Meola (1954), Dinah Washington (1924), Lee Morgan (1938), Jim Garrison (1921), and Ma Rainey (1886).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Archie Moore ranks 21Before him are Larry Holmes (1949), Ken Norton (1943), Rubin Carter (1937), Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), Jack Johnson (1878), and John L. Sullivan (1858). After him are Max Baer (1909), Leon Spinks (1953), Henry Armstrong (1912), Roy Jones Jr. (1969), Jersey Joe Walcott (1914), and James J. Corbett (1866).