1962 – Born on October 19th in Atmore, Alabama. American boxer, the only professional fighter to win the heavyweight championship four separate times and thereby surpass the record of Muhammad Ali, who won it three times. 1984 – As an amateur boxer, Holyfield compiled a record of 160–14 and won the National Golden Gloves Championship. ..
1954 – Marvin Nathaniel Hagler also known as Marvelous, born on the 23rd of May in Newark, New Jersey. He is an American former boxer. 1973 – A native of Brockton, Massachusetts, he was National AAU 165 pound champion, after defeating Terry Dobbs of Atlanta and the Marine Corps, in the final. 1979 – He ..
1944 – Born on the 12th of in Beaufort, South Carolina. 1958 – Began pro boxing career. 1964 – He won the Olympic gold medal in Japan, and peaked when he became the first American Olympic heavyweight champion to also win the heavyweight title of the world. 1966 – He was undefeated in nine ..
1949 – born Jan. 10, Marshall, Texas, U.S., Foreman grew up in Houston, Texas, and learned to box in a U.S. Job Corps camp in Oregon. 1968 – He won the Olympic gold medal in heavyweight boxing. 1973 – His first world heavyweight title victory was his second-round knockout of Joe ..
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US heavyweight boxer Heavyweight boxing champion 1919-1926 Born-1895- in Manassa, Colorado At age 16, Dempsey had begun hopping on trains and traveled west to fight as a professional. He would go into saloons and challenge for fights saying "I can’t sing and I can’t dance, but I can lick any man in ..
1973 – Born on February 4th in East Los Angeles, California. A Mexican-American boxer. After he turned pro, he went on to win five world boxing titles in five different weight classes. Nominated for a Grammy for his single "Ven a Mi". 1981 – De la Hoya was the youngest fighter who won first place ..
Us boxer, in the first match with gloves, 1892. 1866 – born – San Francisco, California Was a heavyweight boxing champion. He was best known as "Gentleman Jim", the man who defeated the great John L Sullivan. He also coached boxing at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. He stood at 6`1, with a ..
US boxer heavyweight boxing champion 1950-1951 knocked out by Jersey Joe Wa..