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Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore
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Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore


Floyd Patterson beats Archie Moore for the world heavyweight championship and becomes the youngest world heavyweight champion in history, at the age of 21 years and 10 months. He was the first Olympic gold medalist to win a professional heavyweight title.

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