Floyd Patterson was born on January 4, 1935 in Waco, North Carolina. He won the World Heavyweight Title in a bout with Archie Moore on November 30, 1956. He lost it to Ingemar Johansson on June 26, 1959 and then regained it from him a year later. He retired after losing to Muhammad Ali on September 20, 1972 with a final record of 55-8-1 with 40 KO's. Presented here is a cut ink signature of Patterson. This is a cut ink signature of Patterson.The cut measures 1 1/2 inches by 3 inches.The cut is post marked 1961.The cut has some soiling and post mark residue.The cut is glued to a newspaper article and comic strip.The whole piece measures appx. 6 inches by 8 inches.The signature is in ink and clean.The newspaper photos show some glue residue and wear.