Very few people could make me fight out of my system. Burley was one.
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|Birth:||13th December, 1913|
|Death:||9th December, 1998|
Archibald Lee Wright was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight World Champion, who had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport. A native of Benoit, Mississippi, Moore was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. An important figure in the American black community, he became involved in African American causes once his days as a fighter were over. He also established himself as a successful character actor in television and film. Moore died in his adopted home of San Diego, California. He turned professional in 1938 and boxed all but one of his 12 bouts that year in San Diego. In 1940, Moore made a tour of Australia and fought in Melbourne, Tasmania, Adelaide and Sydney. He won all of his seven bouts there, including six by knockout. Upon returning to the United States, he defeated Pancho Ramirez by a knockout in five, but lost to Shorty Hogue on a six-round decision.
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