Rocky Marciano also after his boxing career continued as a referee and boxing commentator in boxing matches until his death. He was a guest referee many times.
Rocky Marciano, after boxing, hosted a weekly boxing show on TV for one year.
Rocky Marciano's actual real name was Rocco Francis Marchegiano.
Rocky Marciano's final career match ended with a knockout of Archie Moore.
Rocky Marciano defended the World Heavyweight title six times, five of which were knockouts.
Rocky Marciano won the World Heavyweight title on September 23, 1952 against Jersey Joe Walcott.
Rocky Marciano was awarded the Boxing Writers of America Edward J. Neil Trophy 1952.
Rocky Marciano was named The Ring magazine "Fighter of the Year" in 1952, 1954 and 1955.
Rocky Marciano was an Italian-American Catholic.
Rocky Marciano, as a youngster initially wanted to be a baseball player rather than a boxer.
Rocky Marciano is the only world champion of any weight class to retire undefeated and without any draws. There are some who consider him to be among the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time because of this.
Rocky Marciano was the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion from September 23, 1952 to November 30, 1956.
Rocky Marciano was killed in a tragic small plane crash on August 31, 1969, aged 46.
Rocky Marciano had a perfect undefeated fight record of W-49 L-0(44KO's).
Rocky Marciano: In the ring, I never really knew fear.
Rocky Marciano: I believe, in my prime I could have fought with anybody alive.
Rocky Marciano: What would be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you're a champion?