This Day in Boxing October 31, 1992 Lewis KOs Ruddock

This Day in Boxing October 31, 1992 Lewis KOs Ruddock Lennox Lewis to get WBC heavyweight crown   Lennox Lewis 227 Donovan Ruddock 231½ Earls Court Exhibition Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom W TKO 2/12 time: 0:46   referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Chuck Hassett, Franz...
Posted On 31 Oct 2015

Oscar De La Hoya Wants to Promote Ronda Rousey

Oscar De La Hoya Wants to Promote Ronda Rousey’s Potential Boxing Career Rousey seeking to become boxing champ     UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey said this week that her future athletic goals extend beyond the Octagon, including a potential...
Posted On 30 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 30, 1974 Ali KOs Foreman

Day in Boxing October 30, 1974 Ali KOs Foreman Muhammad Ali regains crown in “Rumble in the Jungle”   Muhammad Ali 216½ George Foreman 220 Stade du 20 Mai, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo W KO 8/15 time: 2:58   referee: Zach Clayton 68-66   judges: Nourridine...
Posted On 30 Oct 2015

Tyson’s First Fight With Iron Mike Logo

The James “Bonechrusher” Smith fight was the first time the Iron Mike logo was used.        
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 29, 1960 Muhammad Ali 1st Pro Fight

This Day in Boxing October 29, 1960 Muhammad Ali 1st Pro Fight Ali defeats Tunney Hunsaker in pro debut   Muhammad Ali 192 Tunney Hunsaker 186 Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USA W UD 6/6 referee: Paul Matchuny 30-19   judges: Sidney Baer 30-24, Walter...
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 28, 1978 Gomez KOs Zarate

This Day in Boxing October 28, 1978 Gomez KOs Zarate Championship fight would be $2 billion dollar fight today   Carlos Zarate 122 Wilfredo Gomez 122 Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico L TKO 5/15 time: 0:44   referee: Harry Gibbs WBC World super bantamweight...
Posted On 28 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 27, 1962 Carter KOs Fernandez

This Day in Boxing October 27, 1962 Hurricane KOs Fernandez Rubin Carter Stops Tough Florentino Fernandez in 1.   Denzel Washington portrayed Carter on the screen   Rubin Carter 157 Florentino Fernandez 160½ Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA W KO 1/10 time...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 26, 1970 Ali Stops Quarry

This Day in Boxing October 26, 1970 Ali Stops Quarry Return of the champion  Muhammad Ali 213½ Jerry Quarry 197½ City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA W TKO 3/15 referee: Tony Perez   judges: Lew Eskin, Bill Graham Fight stopped due to Quarry cut.      
Posted On 26 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 25, 1985 Mike Tyson KOs Robert Colay

Tyson KOs Robert Colay This Day in Boxing October 25, 1985 Video shows Iron Mike’s tremendous punching     Mike Tyson 217 Robert Colay 224¼ Atlantis Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA W KO 1/8          
Posted On 25 Oct 2015

This Day in Boxing October 24, 1980 Cooney KOs Lyle

Gerry Cooney KOs Ron Lyle in 1 This Day in Boxing October 24, 1980 Gerry Cooney is one step closer to a title shot with first round KO of Ron Lyle   Gerry Cooney 225 Ron Lyle 211 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA W KO 1 time: 2:49   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges:...
Posted On 24 Oct 2015