- Name: Rocky Marciano
- Born: 09/01/1923
- Died: 08/31/1969 (45 years old)
Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969; Italian pronunciation:[markeˈd͡ʒano]), best known as Rocky Marciano (//), was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955, and held the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956. He is the only heavyweight champion to have finished his career undefeated. His six title defenses were against Jersey Joe Walcott (from whom he had taken the title), Roland La Starza, Ezzard Charles (twice), Don Cockell and Archie Moore.
Alias: The Brockton Blockbuster, The Rock from Brockton
Birth Place: Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Newton, Iowa, U.S.