Beau Jack was an American lightweight boxer

Posted on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 8:08 am.

Beau Jack, (April 1, 1921 – February 9, 2000), was an American lightweight boxer, he was a world champion twice. One of the most popular fighters during the war years, he headlined at Madison Square Garden on 21 occasions, a record that still stands. Beau Jack made his pro debut in May 1940 and fought :READ MORE…

Joe Louis

Joe Louis KO 2 Johnny Paycheck

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 8:50 am.

Boxing History: March 29, 1940 Joe Louis KO 2 Johnny Paycheck, NYC. Joe Louis retains World Heavyweight Title. Joe Louis had 72 professional fights with only three losses. He tallied 57 knock outs, endured only three defeats, and held the championship from 1937-1949, the longest span of any heavyweight titleholder. After returning from retirement, Louis :READ MORE…

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali KO 15 Chuck Wepner

Posted on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 8:25 am.

Boxing History: March 24, 1975 Muhammad Ali KO 15 Chuck Wepner, Cleveland. Retains World Heavyweight Title. Wepner is credited with a 9th-round knockdown over Ali. In October 2011, ESPN documentary “The Real Rocky” tells Wepner’s epic life story. It also touches on the 2003, lawsuit when Wepner sued Stallone for cashing in on his life :READ MORE…

John H. Stracey

John H. Stracey KO 10 Hedgemon Lewis

Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 7:25 am.

Boxing History: March 20, 1976 John H. Stracey KO 10 Hedgemon Lewis, Wembley. Retains World Welterweight Title. John H. Stracey (born September 22, 1950 in Bethnal Green, England) is a former world Welterweight champion. He also had, at one point, a boxing school in London. Stracey successfully defended his title just once, at Wembley, and :READ MORE…

Freddie Little

Freddie Little W 15 Gerhard Piaskowy

Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 12:07 pm.

Boxing History: March 19, 1970 Freddie Little W 15 Gerhard Piaskowy, Berlin. Retains World Super Welterweight Title. Freddie Little born in Picayune, MS, was World Light Middleweight Champion: March 17, 1969 – July 9, 1970. Little turned pro in 1957 and challenged for the World, WBC, and WBA light middleweight title against Ki-Soo Kim, but :READ MORE…

Roberto Durán

Roberto Durán KO 11 Esteban De Jesus

Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 7:27 pm.

Boxing History: March 16, 1974 Roberto Durán KO 11 Esteban De Jesus, Panama City. Retains World Lightweight Title. Durán avenges an earlier (a 10-round non-title decision) defeat at the hands of De Jesus. Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a retired Panamanian professional boxer, widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of :READ MORE…

Mushy Callahan

Mushy Callahan KO 2 Andy DiVodi

Posted on Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 5:24 pm.

Boxing History: March 14, 1927 Mushy Callahan KO 2 Andy DiVodi, NYC. Retains World Super Lightweight Title. Mushy Callahan was the ring name of Vincent Morris Scheer. Callahan was born on November 3, 1905, in New York City. He took the ring name of Mushy Callahan and began boxing in 1924. Callahan defended his title :READ MORE…

Carlos Ortiz

Carlos Ortiz W 15 Kenny Lane

Posted on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 6:41 am.

Boxing History: March 12, 1959 Carlos Ortiz W 15 Kenny Lane, NYC. Wins vacant Junior Welterweight Title. Carlos Ortiz (born September 9, 1936) is a Puerto Rican who was a three-time world boxing champion, twice in the lightweight division and once in the Jr. Welterweights. Ortíz is mentioned among the best Puerto Rican boxers of :READ MORE…

Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield KO 10 Michael Dokes

Posted on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 8:19 am.

Boxing History: March 11, 1989 Evander Holyfield KO 10 Michael Dokes, Las Vegas. Great fight!!! Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is a retired American professional boxer. He is a former Undisputed World Champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname “The Real Deal.” After winning the bronze medal in the :READ MORE…

Terry McGovern

Terry McGovern Retained World Featherweight Title

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 1:36 pm.

Boxing History: March 9, 1900 Terry McGovern KO 3 Oscar Gardner, NYC. Retained World Featherweight Title. McGovern held the World Bantamweight and Featherweight Championships. He was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania as John Terrence McGovern. One of the hardest hitters in the history of the featherweight division, Terry McGovern captured both the bantamweight and featherweight titles. :READ MORE…