US boxer WBC heavyweight boxing champion 1978-1983 IBF heavyweight boxing champion 1983-1985 co-wrote memoir "Larry Holmes: Against the Odds" 1..
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 ..
Ecuadorian (US-born) politician president of Ecuador 1992-1..
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 Walcott 1..