Rocky Marciano (born Rocco Francis Marchegiano; September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969) was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from September 23, 1952, to April 27, 1956. Marciano is the only champion to hold the heavyweight title and go untied and undefeated throughout his career. Marciano defended his title six times. Offered here is an original wire photo of Rocky Marciano taken at Grossingers on August 30, 1956. This is an original wire photo with date stamp on back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Small creases in upper corners and lower right corner. 8" x 10."