1942 – Born on January 17th in Louisville, Kentucky. A professional boxer and social activist. Ali was the first fighter to win the world heavyweight championship on three separate occasions; he successfully defended this title 19 times. 1954 – When Clay was 12 years old, he took up boxing under the tutelage of Louisville policeman ..
1913 – Born on the 13th of December. 1935 – He began his boxing career, and had nine fights as a boxer, winning 5 and losing 4. 1938 – He turned professional in 1938 and boxed all but one of his 12 bouts in San Diego that year. 1939 – Moore had ..
1922 – Born on March 28th in Collingwood, Ohio. Joey Maxim was a handsome and popular boxing champion in the Golden Age of boxing in the 1950s. 1950 – Married to Michelina Berardinelli. – He was the World Light Heavyweight boxing champion. – Maxim knocked out heavily favored Englishman Freddie Mills ..
1923 – He was born this year. 1943 – He was drafted into the army for a term of two years. 1947 – His amateur career was interrupted on March this year, when he stepped into the ring as a professional competitor. 1948 – He had one professional fight (against Lee ..
1914 – Born on 13th of May in Lafayette, Alabama. 1916 – His father, a sharecropper, was committed to a state mental hospital when he was about two years old. 1934 – He won the U.S. Amateur Athletic Union 175-pound championship and also was a Golden Gloves titleholder; of 54 amateur ..
US boxer heavyweight boxing champion 1962-1..
1965 – Born on the 2nd of September, in West Ham, London, England. 1977 – Moved to Kitchener, Ontario, Canada at the age of 12. – He attended Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute for High School, where he excelled in the sports of Canadian football, football and basketball. 1983 – He became a dominant ..
1969 – He was born on the 17th day of January this year. 1984 – He won the United States National Junior Olympics in the 119 lb. weight division, this year. 1986 – He won the United States National Golden Gloves in the 139 lb. weight division this year. 1987 – He ..
US boxer WBC heavyweight boxing champion 1978-1983 IBF heavyweight boxing champion 1983-1985 co-wrote memoir "Larry Holmes: Against the Odds" 1..