This Day in Boxing July 30, 1977 Monzon Beats Valdes

Carlos Monzon survives a knockdown in his last pro fight. 1977-07-30 Carlos Monzon 159 Rodrigo Valdes 158¼ Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco W UD 15/15 referee: Roland Dakin 144-141   judges: Mario Poletti 145-143, Kurt Halbach 147-144 WBC World middleweight title WBA World...

Paralympic Athlete Hannah Cockroft Wins 400 Meter Race

Cockroft celebrates at Anniversary Games in London July 26. On July 26, the icons of the Paralympics including Team GB favourites Johnny Peacock and David Weir, took center stage as The Stadium hosted the final leg of the IPC Grand Prix Series, as part of National Paralympic Day....

Ronda Rousey’s U.F.C. Dominance Evokes a Young Mike Tyson

Power puncher reminds some “Iron Mike.” By Victor Mather – New York Times  Ronda Rousey spends some of her time posing for magazine covers, filming television ads and movies, sitting for interviews, winning awards and generally continuing a rapid ascent to sports superstardom....

Floyd Patterson’s Legacy Honored as Son Opens Boxing Gym

Tracy Patterson hopes to develop a champion HIGHLAND There’s nothing fancy about it. Most of this room’s 2,000 square feet remain bare and some of its walls need to be painted. Just left of the entrance sits an old piano, and a few yards behind that, an air hockey...

This Day in Boxing July 31, 1982 Arguello KOs Rooney

Mike Tyson’s trainer stopped in 2 rounds Alexis Arguello 140¼ Kevin Rooney 140 19 1 0 Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA W KO 2/10 time: 3:07   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Harold Lederman, Charley Spina  

Super Model Christie Brinkley – Boxing Photographer

Brinkley has shot over 10,000 ringside images. Supermodel Christie Brinkley served as a ringside photographer for the rematch of Leonard – Duran – “No Mas” fight.    

This Day in Boxing July 29, 2000 Tszyu Stops Chavez

Kostya Tszyu too much for Julio Cesar Chavez Kostya Tszyu 139½ Julio Cesar Chavez 140 Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA W TKO 6/12 time: 1:28   referee: Robert Ferrara   judges: Marty Denkin, Chuck Hassett, Gerald Maltz WBC World super lightweight title...

Greatest Mike Tyson Knockouts

See “Iron Mike” climb the ranks with KO after KO

Corrimal Cartoonist Paul Dorin Paints Mike Tyson’s Jeans for Charity Auction

Will be sold at the Jenes 4 Genes Gala Dinner on August 22nd. By Desiree Savage – Illawarra Mercury Former pro-boxer Evander Holyfield may have lost half his ear to Mike Tyson in the ring eighteen years ago, but the pair have seemingly made amends for charity and you can have a...

This Day in Boxing July 27, 1985 – Dwight Muhammad Qawi Wins Crown

Dwight Braxton stops Piet Crous in South Africa Qawi 189¼ Piet Crous 182 23 0 1 Superbowl, Sun City, North-West, South Africa W KO 11/15 time: 1:47   referee: Enzo Montero 96-98   judges: Ryoji Kashiwagi 95-95, Samuel Conde Lopez 96-96 WBA World cruiserweight title Crous down...