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Bennie "Bad Bennie" Briscoe
Birth: Feb. 8, 1943
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 2010
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Professional Boxer. He was a top contender in the Middleweight Division during the 1960s and 1970s, and was often referred to as "the best fighter never to have won a world title". After a successful amateur career, the Philadelphia native began professionally in 1962, winning his first fifteen bouts. Briscoe, (known for wearing the Star of David on his trunks) established himself as one of the most feared punchers of his division; he earned three opportunities at a world championship. First a bout against Carlos Monzon for the WBA and WBC Middleweight Titles in 1972 (resulting in a 15-round unanimous decision loss), followed by a match with Rodrigo Valdez for the WBC Middleweight Title in 1974 (resulting in a 7th round technical knockout loss), and a 1977 rematch with Valdez for the WBA and WBC Middleweight crowns (resulting in a 15-round unanimous decision loss). He would later have notable bouts with future champions Vito Antuofermo (1978) and Marvin Hagler (1978). Briscoe, (who also worked as a sanitation worker) retired from boxing in 1982, after compiling a 66 win (53 knockouts), 24 loss, and 5 draw record. In 2003, he was named to Ring Magazine's list as one of the "100 greatest punchers of all time". (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Dec 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63439000
Bennie Bad Bennie Briscoe
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Errete
 Added: Sep. 5, 2013
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