Ken Buchanan

Ken Buchanan W 15 Ruben Navarro

Posted on Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 10:17 am.

Boxing History: February 12, 1971 Ken Buchanan W 15 Ruben Navarro, Los Angeles. Retains World Lightweight Title. Ken Buchanan (born 28 June 1945) is a Scottish boxer and the former Boxing Undisputed World Lightweight Champion. Buchanan defeated Rubén Navarro in Los Angeles on February 12, 1971, acquired the vacant WBC championship and became the Undisputed :READ MORE…

Jess Willard

Jess Willard was born

Posted on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 8:19 am.

Boxing History: December 28, 1881 World Heavyweight Champion, Jess Willard, was born. At 6 ft 6 1⁄2 in and 235 lb, Willard was the tallest and the largest heavyweight champion in boxing history, until the 270 pounds Primo Carnera won the title on June 29, 1933, and the 6 ft 7 in Vitali Klitschko won :READ MORE…

Harold Johnson

Harold Johnson W 10 Archie Moore

Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 6:28 pm.

Boxing History: December 10, 1951 Harold Johnson W 10 Archie Moore, Milwaukee. Johnson ends Moore’s 25-fight unbeaten streak. Harold Johnson was born 8-9-1928 Manayunk, Pennsylvania, USA RECORD: won 76 (KO 32) + lost 11 (KO 5) = 87 Johnson is called “one of the best technical boxers of all time” by The Boxing Register. His :READ MORE…

Lennox Lewis

Lennox Lewis KO 8 Mike Tyson

Posted on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 10:38 pm.

Boxing History: June 8, 2002 Lennox Lewis KO 8 Mike Tyson, Memphis, TN. Retains World Heavyweight Title. Lennox Claudius Lewis, CM, CBE (born 2 September 1965) holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games after defeating future heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe in the final. :READ MORE…

Lew Jenkins

Lew Jenkins W 8 Lee Mullins

Posted on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 8:51 am.

Boxing History: December 2, 1935 Lew Jenkins W 8 Lee (Moon) Mullins, Phoenix. Jenkins’ pro debut. Lew “Sweetwater Slinger” Jenkins 12-41916 – 10-30-1981, Record: 73-41-5 (51 KOs). Lew Jenkins served in the Korean War in the Second Infantry Division. He was awarded the Silver Star and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery Welterweight boxer. A :READ MORE…

Marvin Hagler

Marvelous Marvin Hagler W 15 Roberto Duran

Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:36 am.

Boxing History: November 10, 1983 Marvelous Marvin Hagler W 15 Roberto Duran, Las Vegas. Retains World Middleweight Title. Record won 62 (KO 52) + lost 3 + drawn 2 = 67 Marvelous Marvin Hagler (born Marvin Nathaniel Hagler; May 23, 1954 in Newark, NJ) was Undisputed World Middleweight Champion from 1980 to 1987. Hagler made :READ MORE…

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey KO 3 Battling Levinsky

Posted on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 5:26 am.

Boxing History: November 6, 1918 Jack Dempsey KO 3 Battling Levinsky, Philadelphia. Levinsky estimated he had about 250 bouts to this point, including about 60 under name Barney Williams. He also claimed that although he had been knocked down about 25 times, he had never taken a ten-count prior to this bout. Jack Dempsey—was the :READ MORE…

Mickey Walker

Mickey Walker W 15 Jack Britton

Posted on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 8:23 am.

Boxing History: November 1, 1922 Mickey Walker W 15 Jack Britton, NYC. Wins World Middleweight Title. New Jersey native, Edward Patrick “Mickey” Walker (July 13, 1903) – April 28, 1981) was an American professional boxer who held both the World Welterweight and Middleweight Championships at different points in his career. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, :READ MORE…

Joey Archibald

Joey Archibald W 15 Mike Belloise

Posted on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:54 am.

boxing history: October 17, 1938 Joey Archibald W 15 Mike Belloise, NYC. Archibald wins vacant New York World Featherweight Title. Joey Archibald (February 20, 1914 – February 3, 1998) was the former world boxing featherweight champion. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. Archibald won the NYSAC version of the then vacant world crown when :READ MORE…

Henry Armstrong

Henry Armstrong KO 2 Howard Scott

Posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:05 am.

boxing history: October 13, 1939 Henry Armstrong KO 2 Howard Scott, Minneapolis. Armstrong retains World Welterweight Title. Armstrong’s 2nd defense in 4-days! He had 5 TITLE fights in October of 1939: Oct 9 Al Manfredo, Des Moines, IA, TK 4 -Welterweight Championship of the World Oct 13 Howard Scott, Minneapolis, MN, KO 2 -Welterweight Championship :READ MORE…