Marvin Hagler

Marvin Hagler Retains World Middleweight Title

Posted on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 6:17 am.

Boxing History: March 7, 1982 Marvelous Marvin Hagler KO 1 William Lee, Atlantic City. Retains World Middleweight Title. The first 1st-round KO in any world title fight since Alexis Arguello starched Diego Alcala on June 3rd, 1978. Marvin Nathaniel Hagler; Born: May 23, 1954, is a retired American professional boxer who was Undisputed World Middleweight :READ MORE…

Lionel Rose

Lionel Rose Retains World Bantamweight Title

Posted on Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 8:55 am.

Boxing History: March 6, 1969 Lionel Rose W 15 Alan Rudkin, Melbourne. Retains World Bantamweight Title. Lionel Rose (born June 21, 1948) was an Australian boxer who became the first aborigine in boxing history to win a world title. Rose grew up learning how to box while watching his father, also a professional boxer. He :READ MORE…

Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier Wins vacant World Heavyweight Title

Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 9:02 am.

Boxing History: March 4, 1968 “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier KO 11 Buster Mathis, NYC. Wins vacant New York World Heavyweight Title. This fight opens the 4th and current Madison Square Garden. On March 4, 1968, in front of a capacity crowd in Madison Square Garden, Smokin Joe Frazier knocked a Buster Mathis out in the eleventh :READ MORE…

Ismael Laguna

Ismael Laguna Wins World Lightweight Title

Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 9:21 am.

Boxing History: March 3, 1970 Ismael Laguna KO 10 Mando Ramos, Los Angeles. Wins World Lightweight Title. Ismael Laguna, one of a family of nine, was born in a fishing village called Santa Isabel, near Colon, Panama on 28 June 1943. Known as “El Tigre Colonense”, Laguna was the Panamanian Featherweight Champion from 1962-63. He :READ MORE…

Gus Lesnevich

Gus Lesnevich Retains World Light Heavyweight

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 9:43 am.

Boxing History: February 28, 1947 Gus Lesnevich KO 10 Billy Fox, NYC. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title. Gustav George “Gus” Lesnevich (February 22, 1915 – February 28, 1964) was an American boxer. Lesnevich was born and raised in Cliffside Park, New Jersey. Lesnevich turned pro in 1934 and in 1940 took on National Boxing Association :READ MORE…

Freddie Miller

Freddie Miller Retains World Featherweight Title

Posted on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 9:52 am.

Boxing History: February 18, 1936 Freddie Miller W 12 Johnny Pena, Seattle. Retains World Featherweight Title. Titles: World featherweight champion 1933-1936 Record: won 204 (KO 45) + lost 31 (KO 2) + drawn 8 = 246 Born: April 3 1911, in Cincinati, Ohio (USA) Miller was the prototypical depression era fighter who fought 19 times :READ MORE…

William Landon Jones

Willliam “Gorilla” Jones Wins vacant world middleweight title

Posted on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 10:15 am.

Boxing History: January 25, 1932 Willliam “Gorilla” Jones KO 6 Oddone Piazza, Milwaukee. Wins vacant world middleweight title. William Landon Jones (1906–1982) known as “Gorilla” Jones, was an American boxer and twice NBA Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World. Jones was never knocked out although he himself won by 52 knockouts out of 101 wins :READ MORE…


Jake LaMotta W 10 Fritzie Zivic

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 10:41 am.

Boxing History: January 14, 1944 Jake LaMotta W 10 Fritzie Zivic, Detroit. Referee: Sam Hennessey. Scoring: 6-3-1, 8-2, 8-2. Zivic was hurt in the 7th and 8th. LaMotta lost the 2nd and 4th rounds on low blows. Lamatta’s Record: 106 Fights: 83-19-4 with 30 KOs Born: Giacobbe LaMotta better known as Jake LaMotta, nicknamed “The :READ MORE…

Rocky Graziano

Rocky Graziano

Posted on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 6:32 am.

Boxing History: January 1, 1922 Rocky Graziano born Thomas Rocco Barbella. Thomas Rocco Barbella (January 1, 1919 — May 22, 1990), better known as Rocky Graziano (Graziano is his grandfather’s surname). Born in Brooklyn, he later moved to Little Italy in New York’s Lower East Side. Graziano grew up as a street fighter and learned :READ MORE…

Ceferino Garcia

Ceferino Garcia the first Filipino Champ of the World!

Posted on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 at 8:08 am.

Boxing History: December 22, 1939 Ceferino Garcia KO 13 Glenn Lee, Manila. Retains World Middleweight Title. RECORD: 119 (KO 74)-30-14 = 163! Ceferino Garcia (August 26, 1906 — January 1, 1981) was a champion boxer born in Naval, Biliran, Philippines. His number of victories are the most ever achieved by a Filipino boxer. He’s also :READ MORE…