Won the World Middleweight title in 1948 by knocking out Tony Zale in the 12th round. Cerdan went on to lose the title in his first defense to Jake Lamotta who stopped him in 10 rounds. Cerdan's death prevented a rematch. His ring record was 111-4 ...
The Casablanca Clouter
Sidi-bel-Abbès, Oran, France [now Algeria]
São Miguel, Açores, Portugal