Joseph Louis Barrow was born in Alabama, the U.S., in May 1914. From 1934 through 1951, he was a professional boxer in the United States. Louis was also named the Brown Bomber and is widely considered one of the best and most influential boxers. From 1937 until his short retirement in 1949, he was the world heavyweight champion. He won 25 straight championship defenses, a world record for all weight classes. In addition, Louis held the record for the longest single reign as champion in boxing history. Here’s a quiz based on Joe Louis.