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1897 – Born on the 25th of May in New York City.     1919 – In World War I, he served in the U.S. marines and in Paris won the light-heavyweight championship of the American Expeditionary Forces.     1922 – He defeated Battling Levinsky for the American light-heavyweight title, but lost it the ..

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US boxer   1858 – Born- October 15- Roxbury, now in Boston MA.   1879 – He began his amateur career boxing around New England and became known as the Boston Strong Boy.   1880-1892 – His record – won 38 (KO 32) + lost 1 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 41 total fights.   1882-1892 ..

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1952 – Born in Puerto Padre, Cuba on the 29th of  March. 1960 – Stevenson continued to improve under Herrera in the mid, winning a junior title and gaining additional training in Havana. 1970 – Stevenson went on to register convincing victories over Nancio Carillo and Juan Perez, two of Cuba’s finest boxers in the ..

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1953 – Boprn on the 11th of July in St. Louis, Missouri. 1976 – Won gold medal in Olympic light heavyweight boxing. 1976 – 1995 – He had an overall record of 26 wins, 17 losses and 3 draws as a professional, with 14 knockout wins. 1977 – He debuted professionall in Las Vegas, beating ..

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1956 – Born on July 13th in St. Louis, Missouri. American boxer, along with Leon, the first brothers to win gold medals in the same sport at the same Olympics and, as professional champions, the first brothers in boxing history to win world titles. 1976 – During the Olympic Games in Montreal, both Leon and ..

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1902 – Born on the 26th of October in Binghamton, New York, United States. 1929 – In a fight held in Yankee Stadium, he knocked out the former light-heavyweight champion, Tommy Loughran to win the United States heavyweight title. 1930 – On the 12th of June, championship fight, he was disqualified in the fourth round ..

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1921 – He was born Walker Smith Jr., on the 3rd day of May this year in Georgia.   1940 – He became this year Golden Gloves lightweight champion.   1941 – He defeated world champion Sammy Angott, future champion Marty Servo and former champion Fritzie Zivic.   1942 – He was named “Fighter of ..

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1935 – Born in Waco, North Carolina on the 4th of January. 1952 – At aged 17, Patterson won the Gold medal in the Helsinki Olympics as a middleweight. 1952 – He turned out to be a good year for the young Patterson; in addition to Olympic gold, he won the National Amateur Middleweight Championship ..

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