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Moore packed a lethal punch

Updated: March 30, 2005, 9:48 AM ET
By Ron Flatter | Special to ESPN.com

"He was traveling from one southern state to another for a fight. It'd gotten late at night and he knocked on a door. There was a young Caucasian lady there and she said he could sleep in the barn. After a short period, he heard some voices and looked out. It was a lynch mob on the way to get him," says Archie Moore's son Billy about his father on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Archie Moore, the light-heavyweight champ for almost a decade and who fought until he was close to 50, will ...

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