James Walter "Cinderella Man" Braddock (June 8, 1905 – November 29, 1974) was an American boxer who was the world heavyweight champion 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. Jeffries) ...
The official website of James J Braddock, Cinderella Man! World heavyweight boxing champion 1935 - 1937.
Sep 19, 2017 ... Like the man himself in the 1930s, the legacy of Jim Braddock has had a recent comeback. The 2005 motion picture "Cinderella Man" revived his forgotten name and story to people of today. Although the film romanticized some of the everyman appeal of Braddock's story, the tale of his journey from ...
status, inactive. birth name, James Walter Braddock. alias, The Cinderella Man. born, 1905-06-07. nationality. USA. death date, 1974-11-29 / age 69. debut, 1926 -04-13. division, heavyweight. stance, orthodox. height, 6′ 2½″ / 189cm. reach. 75″ / 191cm. residence. North Bergen, New Jersey, USA. birth place. New York ...
Aug 25, 2009 ... Perhaps no boxing story has transcended the literal nature of the sport to become a grand symbol more than the story of James J. Braddock. His rise, fall, and comeback paralleled the struggle and hope of an entire nation.
Apr 2, 2014 ... James J. Braddock, nicknamed "The Cinderella Man," was the American world heavyweight boxing champion from 1935 to 1937. Visit Biography.com.
It's June 13, 1935 and Jim Braddock - a 10 to 1 underdog - stuns boxing fans everywhere when he defeats the reigning champion, Max.
Jun 13, 2011 ... On June 13, 1935, James Braddock defeated heavyweight champion Max Baer in one of boxing's greatest upsets. Braddock, nicknamed 'Cinderella Man,' was an 10 to 1 underdog.