This Day in Boxing September 24, 1994 McCall Kos Lewis

Oliver McCall wins heavyweight crown 1994-09-24 Lennox Lewis 238 Oliver McCall 231¼ The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom L TKO 2/12 time: 0:31   referee: Jose Guadalupe Garcia   judges: Franz Marti 10-9, Giuseppe Ferrari 10-9, Jae-Bong Kim 10-10 WBC World heavyweight title

Mike Tyson BITCOIN Machine Debuts

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This Day in Boxing September 22, 1927 Tunney Beats Dempsey

The legendary battle of “the Long Count” Jack Dempsey 192½ Gene Tunney 189½ Soldiers Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA L UD 10/10 referee: Dave Barry   judges: George Lytton, Sheldon Clark National Boxing Association World heavyweight title The Long Count: Round 7 Dempsey pummels...

This Day in Boxing September 21, 1985 Spinks Beats Holmes

Spinks 1st light heavy to win heavyweight crown Larry Holmes 221½ Michael Spinks 199¾ Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA L UD 15/15 referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Lawrence Wallace 142-145, Dave Moretti 142-143, Harold Lederman 142-145 IBF World...

This Day in Boxing September 20, 1972 Ali Stops Patterson

Muhammad Ali wins by 7th round TKO Muhammad Ali 218 Floyd Patterson 188½ Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA W RTD 7/15 time: 3:00   referee: Arthur Mercante 6-1   judges: Jack Gordon 4-2, Tony Castellano 3-3 NABF heavyweight title Fight stopped on cuts and swelling...

This Day in Boxing September 19, 2009 Mayweather Beats Marquez

Floyd wins 12 round non-title bout Floyd Mayweather Jr. 146 Juan Manuel Marquez 142 MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W UD 12/12 referee: Tony Weeks   judges: Burt A. Clements 120-107, Dave Moretti 119-108, Bill Lerch 118-109 Marquez down once in 2nd round

This Day in Boxing – September 18, 1998 De La Hoya Stops Chavez

Oscar De La Hoya retains his crown over Julio Cesar Chavez Oscar De La Hoya 146½ Julio Cesar Chavez 144½ 100 2 2 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W RTD 8/12 time: 3:00 referee: Richard Steele judges: Anek Hongtongkam 79-73, Daniel Van de Wiele 78-75, John Keane...

Chicago Bishop Saw Refuge for Youths in The Boxing Ring

Bishop Bernard Sheil helped many   (Photo Bishop Bernard Sheil, far left, watches Tony Zale give boxing instructions to Alfred Ragonese, 16, left, and James Johnson, 16, on Nov. 7, 1952, in the Catholic Youth Organization gymnasium in Chicago. (Max Arthur / Chicago Tribune) By...

This Day in Boxing September 17, 2011 Mayweather KOs Ortiz

Floyd Mayweather retains the welterweight crown Floyd Mayweather 146½ Victor Ortiz 147 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W KO 4/12 time: 2:59   referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Jerry Roth, Adalaide Byrd, Glenn Trowbridge WBC World welterweight title (supervisor: Jose Sulaiman) Ortiz...

Boxing is Giving The Unemployed The Confidence to Turn Their Lives Around

Self-discipline and confidence-boosting powers of boxing to help struggling individuals find success in the job market By Martin Evans The Telegraph From the noise of punchbags being savagely pounded at the no-frills north London gym, it sounds like another crop of young...