- NAME: Ken Norton
- OCCUPATION: Boxer
- BIRTH DATE: August 09, 1943
- DEATH DATE: September 19, 2013
- Did You Know?: Ken Norton didn't begin fighting until after he'd enlisted with the U.S. Marines, at the age of 20.
- EDUCATION: Truman State University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Jacksonville, Illinois
- PLACE OF DEATH: Henderson, Nevada
- Full Name: Kenneth Howard Norton Sr.
- AKA: Kenneth Howard Norton
- AKA: Ken Norton
- AKA: Kenneth Norton
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Hall of Fame heavyweight champion, Ken Norton, fought three legendary fights against Muhammad Ali, breaking his jaw and winning their first bout.
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Health had also been an issue for Norton for many years. In the 1980s, he suffered a horrific car crash that left him in a temporary coma and affected his speech. In recent years, he'd experienced several strokes.
Norton died in Henderson, Nevada, on September 19, 2013. He was 70 years old.
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