Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson KO 5 Gene Fullmer

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 4:03 pm.

Boxing History: May 1, 1957 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 5 Gene Fullmer, Chicago. Robinson wins World Middleweight Title for the fourth time. Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer. Frequently cited as the greatest boxer of all time, Robinson’s performances in the welterweight :READ MORE…

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey 192 lbs beat Jack Delaney

Posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 2:14 pm.

Boxing History: April 30, 1928 Jack Sharkey 192 lbs beat Jack Delaney 178 lbs by KO at 1:13 in round 1 of 15 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA The fight against Jack Sharkey sees the Boston sailor favoured by three to one over Delaney, who enters the ring in soft shape and :READ MORE…

George Foreman

George Foreman fights 5-exhibition fights

Posted on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 5:58 pm.

Boxing History: April 26, 1975 George Foreman fights 5-exhibition fights in one night! George Foreman, returning to a ring for the first time since his shocking KO loss to Muhammad Ali, staged a most unusual boxing exhibition. Refusing to accept that the Ali defeat was nothing but a case of his having been less than :READ MORE…

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather W 12 Victoriano Sosa

Posted on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 7:54 am.

Boxing History: April 19, 2003 Floyd Mayweather W 12 Victoriano Sosa, Fresno, CA. Floyd Mayweather retains World Lightweight Title. Referee: Raúl Caíz | Judge: Chuck Hassett 118-110 | Judge: Lou Filippo 119-109 | Judge: Jack Woodburn 118-110. Mayweather turned professional on October 11, 1996. As a pro, Mayweather continued to win at an astonishing rate. :READ MORE…

Joe Jeanette

Joe Jeanette KO 50 Sam McVey

Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 4:38 pm.

Boxing History: April 17, 1909 Joe Jeanette KO 50 Sam McVey, Paris. McVey had Jeanette down 27 times during the course of the FIFTY ROUND fight! Joe’s most memorable fight occurred on April 17, 1909 in a return bout with Sam McVey in Paris, France that lasted three-and-a-half-hours, and 49 rounds, the longest boxing match :READ MORE…

Sam McVey

Sam McVey KO 6 George Sullivan

Posted on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 7:25 am.

Boxing History: April 12, 1902 Sam McVey KO 6 George Sullivan, Oxnard, CA. McVey’s pro debut. Sam McVea (sometimes spelled “McVey”) was managed by Billy Roche (1902-03), Spider Kelly (1904), Frank Carillo (1906-07), Frank Bernard (1907) and Billy McClain (1912) McVea held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. McVea fought Sam Langford 15 times, Battling Jim :READ MORE…

Davey Moore

Davey Moore KO 1 Danny Valdez

Posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 7:48 am.

Boxing History: April 8, 1961 Davey Moore KO 1 Danny Valdez, Los Angeles. Retains World Featherweight Title. Davey Moore fought professionally 1953–1963. Moore died March 25, 1963, as a result of injuries sustained in a match against Sugar Ramos. Moore had a lifetime professional record of 59 wins, 7 losses, 1 draw and 1 no :READ MORE…

Paul Pender

Paul Pender W 15 Terry Downes

Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 4:17 am.

Boxing History: April 7, 1962 Paul Pender W 15 Terry Downes, Boston. Regains World Middleweight Title. In the last five rounds, Downes was cautioned by the referee for an assortment of offences. Pender, curiously. escaped without a single warning. At the final bell, the scores were close. but unanimous: referee Jim McCarron had Pender in :READ MORE…

Jess Willard

Jess Willard KO 26 Jack Johnson

Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 8:01 am.

Boxing History: April 5, 1915 Jess Willard KO 26 Jack Johnson Wins World Heavyweight Title. The longest heavyweight title fight of the 20th Century. On April 5, 1915 in front of a huge crowd at the new Oriental Park Racetrack in Havana, Cuba, in the 26th round he knocked out champion Jack Johnson to win :READ MORE…

Bob Foster

Bob Foster KO 4 Roger Rouse

Posted on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 1:58 pm.

Boxing History: April 4, 1970 Bob Foster KO 4 Roger Rouse, Missoula, MT. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title. After being decked 4-times in 3-rounds the ringside doctor decides that Rouse can’t come out for round 4. Afterwards Foster calls out World Heavyweight Champion (Smokin’) Joe Frazier. Bob Foster (born April 27, 1938) is a native :READ MORE…