Before his fight with Marciano, Archie Moore said, "How's the man gonna hit me?" Moore was dropped in the 9th round. After the fight Moore was asked which of Marciano's punches hurt him, he said, "Man, they ALL hurt."
Rocky Marciano KO 9 Archie Moore September 21, 1955 Marciano came off the canvas to score a ninth-round of knockout of Moore, the light heavyweight champion who had moved up in weight. It was the last fight of Marciano's career. He remains the lone heavyweight champion to retire undefeated.