James j braddock, was born in sarajevo, municipality of marijin dvor in the heart of the city he resided there until the end of war and the siege of sarajevo. Max baer (left) vs james j braddock heavyweight championship fight, long island city, new york, june 13, 1935 attentive viewers of the climactic fight of cinderella man, ron howard's depression. James j braddock (1905-1974), real name james walter braddock was an american professional boxer and one-time heavyweight champion, a title which he won by defeating max baer, braddock was an underdog, and was unlikely to win however to everyone's surprise, braddock defeated baer and due to.
Inducted on june 15, 1969 james walter “cinderella man” braddock (june 7, 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), he was known for his powerful right hand, solid.
Professional boxer born in new york city, new york, as james walter braddock, the son of irish-american parents joseph and elizabeth o'tool braddock known as jim he enjoyed playing marbles, baseball and hanging around the old swimming hole on the edge of the hudson river or under the hackensack river bridge in the. The official website of james j braddock, cinderella man world heavyweight boxing champion 1935 - 1937. James j braddock: james j braddock, american world heavyweight boxing champion from june 13, 1935, when he outpointed max baer in 15 rounds at the long island city bowl in new york city, until june 22, 1937, when he was knocked out by joe louis in chicago braddock’s professional name was changed by his manager to.
James walter 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), braddock was known for his spoiling, counterpunching style, powerful right hand and his iron chin.