New movie planned on life of Brockton’s Rocky Marciano ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page In Brockton, the legacy of prizefighter and favorite son Rocky Marciano runs deep. The Brockton Enterprise A 22-foot statue of heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, unveiled in Mexico City, was disassembled for shipping to Brockton. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The future site of the statue of Rocky Marciano that will be unveiled on Sept. 22 at Rocky Marciano Stadium at Brockton High School. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Marciano Way in Brockton. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Marciano’s boyhood home at 168 Dover Street. Bettmann/Corbis Marciano knocked out “Jersy Joe” Walcott in September of 1952 in Philadelphia. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Marciano’s brother, Peter, at George's Cafe. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff A statue of Marciano at the bar at George's Cafe. GEORGE'S CAFE Marciano and Ted Williams at Fenway Park in 1955. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The Rocky Marciano stamp was dedicated in Brockton in 1999. Marciano memorabilia in Hogie’s Hobbies, a gift shop in downtown Brockton. GEORGE'S CAFE Rocky Marciano was given KO plates for his car in 1952.