Tommy "Hurricane" Jackson
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Tommy "Hurricane" Jackson (1931-1982) was an American boxer. He fought from 1951 until 1961. He had a total of 44 fights. His statistics were 34 wins (16 by knockout), 9 losses and 1 draw. He fought Floyd Patterson in 1956 to see who would be the heavyweight champion after Rocky Marciano retired and gave up the title. Jackson lost in a 12 round split decision. He fought Patterson again in 1957, when Patterson was the champion. Patterson beat him in 10 rounds when the referee ended the match.
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