Max Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American boxer of the 1930s (one-time Heavyweight Champion of the World) as well as a professional wrestler and referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of twice World Champion boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer, Jr. (best known as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies). Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.
This Day in Boxing History December 28, 1934 Baer Kos Levinsky . Max Baer stops King Levinsky in the second round of this fight billed as an "exhibition" in 1934, www.boxinghalloffame.com http://youtu.be/cFKPGnVEHxI