Originally posted by la-califa
Did Rocky Marciano fight as an Amatuer? I believe he turned pro rather late in age?
Marciano did fight as an amateur. In fact, he lost as an amateur after turning pro. Back then, you could have one fight fight as a professional and return to the amateurs if you felt the need to further hone your skills.
I think I read Rocky's amateur record was around 8-4, but I'm not certain.