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Victor McLaglen-Academy Award Winner
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
[about his professional bout with boxer Jack Johnson
] He never knocked me down . . . but he sure beat the livin' be-Jesus out of me.
Boxed and wrestled under the nickname 'Sharkey' McLaglen, as well as under his real name, prior to his movie career. His lifetime boxing record (as far as is known) was 11-6-1, with 9 KOs. His 1909 bout with legendary champion Jack Johnson
in Vancouver was a six-round exhibition bout. Two years later, he boxed Jess Willard
, the "Great White Hope" who eventually beat Johnson in a heavyweight title...