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Ingemar Johansson (I) (1932–2009)

Handsome and charming, Ingemar Johansson was one of Heavyweight Boxing's most exciting and colorful champions. Born in Sweden on September 22, 1932, Johannsson discovered at a young age that he had "thunder" in his hands, and entered amateur boxing. As a member of the European Amateur Boxing Team, he competed in Chicago against the American Team ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 76) in Kungsbacka, Sweden

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 1965 För tapperhet i tält
Ingemar
 1964 Tre dar på luffen
Persson
 1960 All the Young Men
Pvt. Torgil
 1959 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
Ole Anderson
- The Killers (1959) ... Ole Anderson
 1958 Slag för slag
Boxer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

World Champion in heavy weight boxing See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

In 1963 he fought British journeyman Brian London in a 12 round bout, in the hope of later fighting then-champion Sonny Liston. Though he was apparently winning the bout, he was floored by London in the closing moments and just managed to beat the count. Though he was awarded the decision, he retired shortly after. See more »

Nickname:

Ingo, The Hammer of Thor

Star Sign:

Virgo

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