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1969 – Born on the 19th of September in Serov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. 1987 – At the Cuban world championship tournament, he came in second place, and at the Seoul Olympic games, he lost in the third round. 1989 – He fought at the world championships once again, in Moscow, where he came in ..

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1951 – Born – June 16, is a famous boxer from Guarare, Panamá, and is generally regarded as the greatest lightweight boxer of all-time.   1972-1989 – He held world titles at four different weights – lightweight (1972-79), welterweight (1980), junior middleweight (1983-84) and middleweight (1989). He was also the only boxer to have fought in ..

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1863 – Born in Cornwall – UK   1880 – He was a blacksmith   1897 – Fitzsimmons challenged for the world’s Heavyweight title. On March 17 of that year he became World Heavyweight champion, knocking out Jim Corbett in round 14. This constituted a remarkable achievement, as Corbett, a skilled boxer, weighed a stone ..

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World Heavy weight Boxing Champion- 1915-1919     Born- 1881 in St. Clere, Kansas in rural Pottawatomie County   A working cowboy. He did not begin boxing until he was 28 years old.   1909-1910- Despite his late start, Jess Willard proved successful as a boxer, defeating top-ranked opponents to earn a chance to fight for ..

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    American Boxer     1878 – Born in Galveston, Texas, USA on the 31st of March.     1908 – 1915 – The first Black American World Champion.   1908 – He defeated the Canadian Tommy Burns at Sydney. His win provoked violent racial prejudice, and a ‘Great White Hope’ was sought to ..

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1875 – born – April 15th, in Carroll, Ohio, USA.   He received his nickname because he worked in a boiler factory. He trained as sparring partner to ‘Gentleman’ Jim Corbett.   1899 –  Won the world heavyweight championship by knocking out Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 rounds.   Jeffries stood 6 ft 3 in tall and ..

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1978 – Born in Bukidnon, Philippines   1995 – Began professional boxing at 106 pounds   1998-1999 – Former WBC Flyweight Champion   2001-2004 – Former IBF Super Bantamweight Champion   2003-2005 – Got defeated in the 12 round match with a unanimous decision from the judges in favor of Erik Morales on March 19 ..

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1913 – Was born on the 29th of May in Gary, Indiana.   1934 – He got on with life in the mills but decided to leave it when he turned to boxing and entered the pro ranks.   1939 – Became a top-10 middleweight for splitting a four-fight series with contender Nate Bolden. He ..

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US boxer     1914 – Born – Merchantville- New Jersey   1930 – He debuted as a professional boxer on September 9, After five straight knockout wins, in 1933, he lost for the first time, beaten on points by Henry Wilson in Philadelphia.   1947 – he was given his first world title try, breaking ..

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