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September Boxing Dates

by on Aug.31, 2015, under Boxing News

By Richey S. Jones

Rocky Marciano was born in September 1943 (photo courtesy of www.iconicauction.com)

Rocky Marciano was born in September 1923 (photo courtesy of www.iconicauction.com)

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.

 

1908: Sam Langford ND 6 Joe Jeanette, NYC. Newspaper decision was a draw according to the New York Times. Jeanette was knocked down in the 1st and 2nd round, but it was felt that his rally afterward against Langford had earned him a draw (continue reading…)

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Richey S. Jones Ushers in the Holidays with December Boxing Dates

by on Nov.29, 2014, under Boxing News

By Richie S. Jones

 

 

Editor’s Note:  With the winter holidays approaching, Richey S. Jones has generously provided us December’s boxing dates.  It’s an enormous endeavor, no doubt, compiling these records.  So, without further ado, enjoy!

 

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. (continue reading…)

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September Dates in Boxing

by on Aug.26, 2013, under Boxing News

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. (continue reading…)

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This Day in Boxing: July

by on Jun.29, 2013, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

July 1,

1935: Lou Ambers W 10 Fritzie Zivic, Pittsburgh.

1956: Mike Rossman born. (continue reading…)

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Famous June Dates in Boxing

by on May.31, 2013, under Boxing News

By Richey S. Jones

Famed Tommy Loughran, who defended his World Light Heavyweight Title successfully against Pete Latzo on June 1, 1928 (photo courtesy of championsofthering.com)

Famed Tommy Loughran, who successfully defended his World Light Heavyweight Title against Pete Latzo on June 1, 1928 (photo courtesy of championsofthering.com)

June 1,

 

1915: Mike Glover W 12 Matt Wells, Boston. Wins World Welterweight Title.

 

1928: Tommy Loughran W 15 Pete Latzo, Brooklyn. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title.

 

1935: Baltazar Sangchili W 15 Panama Al Brown, Valencia, Spain. Wins World Bantamweight Title. Sangchili ends the 6-year reign of the 5’ 11” Brown.

 

1941: Dean Chance born. (continue reading…)

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