Big Percy Price – The Marine That ‘Beat Up’ Muhammad Ali

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H/T War History OnLine.

It would have been interesting to know if Ali could have beaten Big Percy Price if he would have pursued a boxing career.

Semper Fidelis! United States Marines know best what it means to be “Always Faithful” and to put service to country above anything else. Only those who got the true meaning of this motto understood why “Big Percy” Price refused to leave the Marines to become a world famous boxer.

The story of Staff Sergeant Percy J. Price comes down to his decision not to become a rich and famous sportsman. Both confusing and perfectly clear at the same time, it is a story of a man who did love boxing but who lived to serve his country. The sense of pride of belonging to the Marines was a foundation for the decisions he made in his life.

Proud to be a Marine

Percy…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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