charges. It turned out to be the pinnacle of his career. Born May 6, 1937, in Clifton,.J., and raised in nearby Paterson, Carter was the youngest of four boys and three girls. 1961: Becomes a professional boxer, defeats Pike Reed by decision in first fight. Sometimes, they brought him Chateaubriand.
In a second trial, Bello did another flip-flop and went back to his original testimony. 1976: State Supreme Court overturns first conviction; Carter is convicted again in a second trial. "The system does not like people who say they're innocent in prison, but there has to be a way for innocence to survive in prison he said.
1954: Joins Army after escaping a boys' home where he was sent after an assault conviction. Prison can deal with anger; prison can deal with hatred because prison is about all those things. 22, 1961, at Annapolis, winning a four-round decision over Pike Reed. They were taken to the police station, where both passed a polygraph test. After knocking out 36 amateur opponents, Carter made his professional debut on Sept. Carter left the Army with 51 wins in 56 fights, including 31.