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Max Schmeling
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Boxer
    (September 28, 1905-February 2, 2005)
    Compiled a record of 56 wins, 10 losses, and 4 draws
    Fought Heavyweight champ Jack Sharkey in the world championship fight (1930)
    Defeated American Heavyweight Joe Louis (1936)
    Rematched and was defeated by Louis in the 'Fight of the Century' (June 22, 1938)
    Retired from boxing (1954)
    Member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame
    His full name was Maximillian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling.
    He won his first world title on a disqualification when his opponent, Jack Sharkey, hit him with an illegal low punch (1930).
    He lost his heavyweight title the following year when Sharkey defeated him in a rematch (1931).
    Because of his German heritage, he was dubbed the 'Nazi Warrior.'
    He was endorsed by Adolf Hitler in his second match against Joe Louis (1938).
    In the big match, Louis was able to defeat him in one round.
    If he bought a salt company would it be called Schmeling Salt?
    He co-owned the Coca-Cola branch in Germany.
    He beat Joe Louis, who at the time was undefeated (1936).
    During the Kristallnacht riots against Jews, he secretly hid two Jewish boys from the SS (1938).
    He was unfairly dubbed a Nazi, considering he actually despised Hitler and Nazism.
    He was drafted into the German Army, and since he never joined the Nazi Party, Hitler often sent him on suicidal missions to try and do away with him.
    Despite being former rivals, he became good friends with Joe Louis.

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    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 11.11% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 18.75% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 21 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
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    In 2009, Out of 106 Votes: 36.79% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 37 Votes: 54.05% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 81 Votes: 46.91% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 154 Votes: 43.51% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 790 Votes: 42.78% Annoying
 
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