Born January 9, 1926 in Brunson, S.C. – Lived in Charlotte, N.C. for many years, presently living in Monroe, N.C. – Wallace boxed 11 amateur bouts and won all of them by knockouts – Boxed 40 professional bouts won 35 and lost 5 – Won the Golden Gloves in Danville, Virginia 1948 – Won the Carolina Golden Gloves in Charlotte, N.C. in 1948 – Boxed in the National Golden Gloves in New York City in 1948 – Won the Southern Heavyweight Title boxing Guard Wyatt in Spartanburg, S.C. – 12 rounds – 1952 – Wallace boxed Waban Thomas in a classic Heavyweight rematch at the Charlotte Coliseum – December 13, 1977. This match was billed as the old timers match, each boxer was in his early fifties. Wallace won this brutal, unforgettable brawl when the ringside doctor stopped the bout after the sixth round. Thomas was unable to continue as ruled by the doctor.

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