The Monument to Joe Louis, known also as The Fist, is a memorial to the boxer at Detroit's Hart Plaza. History. Dedicated on October 16, , the.
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In downtown Detroit, near the river that looks across to Canada, sits a statue of a giant arm and fist. It could be a weird piece of modern art sculpture, but it’s actually a tribute to famed boxer Joe Louis, who achieved greatness with that fist. History and Story Behind the Joe.