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|Rated at||Light middleweight|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
April 25, 1936 |
Picayune, Mississippi, U.S.
|Wins by KO||32|
Little turned pro in 1957 and challenged for the World, WBC, and WBA light middleweight title against Ki-Soo Kim, but lost by split decision in 1967. In 1968 he challenged for the belt against Sandro Mazzinghi. The bout stopped with Mazzinghi bleeding from cuts over both eyes. The ringside officials ruled a "No-Contest", though under normal circumstances Little would have won by "TKO 8". .
In 1969 Little captured the vacant title by decisioning Stanley Hayward. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Carmelo Bossi in 1970 by decision. He retired in 1972. Career Record: W51(KO 32) / L6(KO 1) / D0 (1 NC) TITLES: Southern Middleweight Title WBC Light Middleweight Title WBA Light Middleweight Title
Manager: Whitey Esneault
|World Light Middleweight Champion
17 Mar 1969– 9 Jul 1970
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