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This Day in Boxing

This Day in Boxing History: December

by on Dec.02, 2010, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

December 1,

1942: Ezzard Charles W 10 Joey Maxim, Cleveland.

Sugar Ray Robinson KO 8 Izzy Jannazzo, Cleveland.

1973: Bob Foster W 15 Pierre Fourie, Johannesburg, South Africa. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title.

Eusebio Pedroza KO 4 Julio Garcia, Panama City. Pedroza’s pro debut.

1976: Tomasz Adamek born. (continue reading…)

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THIS DAY IN BOXING: November

by on Oct.31, 2010, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

November 1,

1886: George Dixon KO 3 Young Johnson, Halifax, N.S. Dixon’s pro debut.

1907: Frank Mantell KO 15 Honey Melody, Dayton, OH. Wins World Welterweight Title.

1908: Georges Carpentier WF 13 Ed Salmon, Mais-Laffitte, France. Carpentier’s pro debut.

1922: Mickey Walker W 15 Jack Britton, NYC. Wins World Middleweight Title.

1933: Davey Moore born. (continue reading…)

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On This Day in Boxing History: October

by on Oct.03, 2010, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

October 1,

1914: Sam Langford ND 10 Joe Jeanette, NYC. Jeanette won the newspaper decision per the New York Times.

1924: Mickey Walker KO 6 Bobby Barrett, Philadelphia. Retains World Welterweight Title.

1943: Manuel Ortiz KO 4 Leonardo Lopez, Hollywood, CA. Retains World Bantamweight Title

1974: John Conteh W 15 Jorge Ahumada, London. Wins vacant WBC Light Heavyweight Title.

Shoji Oguma W 15 Betulio Gonzalez, Tokyo. Wins WBC Flyweight Title. (continue reading…)

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This Day in Boxing: September

by on Sep.05, 2010, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

compiled by Richey S. Jones

September 1,

1866: James J. Corbett born.

1899: Harry Harris D 6 Jimmy Barry, Chicago.

Joe Gans KO 10 Eugene Bezenah, Brooklyn, NY.

1900: James (Rube) Ferns W 15 Matty Matthews, Detroit. Retains World Welterweight Title. (continue reading…)

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Amateurs Battle At The Beach

by on Jun.24, 2010, under Boxing News, This Day in Boxing

Chinook Winds Resort and Casino of Lincoln City, Oregon hosted its annual amateur boxing night on Saturday, June 5, for a sold out house of enthusiastic fans. Organizing this meeting of teams from Oregon and Washington states, was Coach Jason Marquoit of the West Portland Boxing Club.

Results were as follows:

65lb, open 11 y/o–  Jimmy Doyle  of Tacoma won over Cruz Solano.

80lb, 12 y/o– Eric Estrada of Beaverton P.A.L. won over   Zac Landru of Portland.

132lb, open sr.–  Nick Jefferson of  Tacoma won over Corey Hill of Knott St  Boxing in Portland.

132 lb, open 14/15– Jose Lopez of Chief Cornerstone Boxing in Hillsboro, OR won over  Rafael Garcia of  Sea-Mar in  Seattle.

119 lb, open 15-16 y/o– Efrain Estrada of Beaverton P.A.L. won over   Lorenzo Caldera  of Portland. This was Caldera’s first loss in 27 bouts.

80lb, open 12y/o– Nathan Doyle of Tacoma won over Samuel Villalta of West Portland.

132lb, open sr– Junior Zurita of West Portland won over  Elijah Peters of Tacoma.

154lb, 15-16 y/o– Eric Knighton of Chief Cornerstone won over  Justin Mahoney of  Tacoma.

147lb, open sr–  Virgil Green of  Fisticuffs in Vancouver, WA won over  Tomas Aguilar of  Portland.

170lb, open sr–  Alex Cazac of  Grand Ave in Portland won over Oscar Hernandez of  West Portland.

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