Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier retains World Heavyweight Title

Posted on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 5:29 am.

Boxing History: November 19, 1970 Smokin’ Joe Frazier KO 2 Bob Foster, Detroit. Frazier retains World Heavyweight Title. Frazier nearly decapitates the reigning World Light Heavyweight Champion with that final left-hook from hell!!! Joseph William “Joe” Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), also known as Smokin’ Joe, was an American professional boxer, Olympic :READ MORE…

Billy Conn

Billy Conn Retains World Light Heavyweight Title

Posted on Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at 12:05 pm.

Boxing History: November 17, 1939 Billy Conn W 15 Gus Lesnevich, NYC. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title. William David “Billy” Conn (October 8, 1917–May 29, 1993) was an American professional boxer and Light Heavyweight Champion famed for his fights with Joe Louis. He had a professional boxing record of 64 wins, 11 losses and 1 :READ MORE…

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao KO 11 Marco Antonio Barrera

Posted on Saturday, November 16th, 2013 at 7:25 am.

Boxing History: November 15, 2003 Manny Pacquiao KO 11 Marco Antonio Barrera, San Antonio, TX. In November 2003, Pacquiao moved up in weight and fought Marco Antonio Barrera for The Ring Magazine featherweight title. Pacquiao dropped Barrera three times to win the World Featherweight Title. Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, born December 17, 1978 is a :READ MORE…


Riddick Bowe wins World Heavyweight Title

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 6:06 am.

Boxing History: November 13, 1992 Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe W 12 Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield, Las Vegas. Bowe wins World Heavyweight Title. First of three epic wars between these two. Riddick Lamont Bowe (born August 10, 1967) is an American boxer from Brooklyn, NY. He is a former two-time world heavyweight champion, having first won :READ MORE…

Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes Retains IBF Heavyweight Title

Posted on Monday, November 11th, 2013 at 9:41 am.

Boxing History: November 9, 1984 Larry Holmes KO 12 Bonecrusher Smith, Las Vegas. Retains IBF Heavyweight Title. Larry Holmes (born November 3, 1949) is a former professional boxer. He grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania, which gave birth to his boxing nickname, “The Easton Assassin”. Holmes, whose left jab is rated among the best in boxing :READ MORE…

Carlos Monzón

Carlos Monzón Wins World Middleweight Title

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 3:18 pm.

Boxing History: November 7, 1970 Carlos Monzón KO 12 Nino Benvenuti, Rome. Wins World Middleweight Title. 1970 Fight of the Year – Ring Magazine. When Monzón shocked the boxing world by winning the World Middleweight Title by knocking out Nino Benvenuti, people rubbed their heads and said, “Carlos Who?!” Fame and fortune were now his. :READ MORE…

Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield Regains World Heavyweight Title

Posted on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 10:05 am.

Boxing History: November 6, 1993 Evander (Real Deal) Holyfield W 12 Riddick (Big Daddy) Bowe, Las Vegas. Regains World Heavyweight Title. The infamous “fan man” fight. Heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe was the heaviest of his career when he outweighed Evander Holyfield by 29 pounds. The 6-foot-5-inch Bowe came in at 246 pounds. Holyfield, 6-2, weighed :READ MORE…

George Foreman

George Foreman Regains World Heavyweight Title

Posted on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at 9:51 am.

Boxing History: November 5, 1994 George Foreman KO 10 Michael Moorer, Las Vegas. Regains World Heavyweight Title. At 45, Foreman is the oldest to ever win a heavyweight title fight. George Edward Foreman (nicknamed “Big George”) (born January 10, 1949) is a retired American professional boxer, former two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, ordained :READ MORE…

The Rumble in the Jungle

The Rumble in the Jungle

Posted on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 at 4:01 pm.

Boxing History: The Rumble in the Jungle took place on October 30, 1974 in Zaire. Muhammad Ali KOs then World Heavyweight Champion George Foreman in the 8th round to regain the title. 32-year-old Muhammad Ali becomes the heavyweight champion of the world for the second time when he knocks out 25-year-old champ George Foreman in :READ MORE…

John Henry Lewis

John Henry Lewis Retains World Light Heavyweight Title

Posted on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 4:02 am.

Boxing History: October 28, 1938 John Henry Lewis KO 4 Emilio Martinez, Minneapolis. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title. John Henry Lewis held the World Light Heavyweight championship from 1935 to 1939. He was the first black American to win the light heavyweight championship, a title he held for four years. And as with many light :READ MORE…