Vanity Fair Mike Tyson Photo 2015

New York perfect backdrop for Iron Mike

This Day in Boxing June 28, 1997 – Tyson Bites Holyfield

The “Bite Fight” Evander Holyfield retains the crown 1997-06-28 : Mike Tyson 218 lbs lost to Evander Holyfield 218 lbs by DQ in round 3 of 12 Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Referee: Mills Lane Judge: Jerry Roth 26-29 Judge: Chuck Giampa 26-29 Judge: Duane Ford 26-29...

Mike Tyson Punch-Out – Hall of Fame Candidate?

Punch-Out by Nintendo was the biggest game of 1987 By Don O’Brien – Herald – WHIG O’BRIEN: Making a case for video game 2016 Hall of Fame candidates Punch-Out !! by Nintendo was the biggest game of 1987. Does it deserve to be in the Video Game Hall of Fame? When...

This Day in Boxing June 27, 1988 – Tyson KOs Spinks

Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spinks in 91 seconds 1988-06-27 : Mike Tyson 218¼ lbs beat Michael Spinks 212¼ lbs by KO at 1:31 in round 1 of 12 Location: Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA Referee: Frank Cappuccino Judge: Eva Shain Judge: John Stewart Judge: Rocky...

This Day in Boxing June 26, 1972 Roberto Duran Wins Lightweight Crown

Hands of Stone KOs Ken Buchanan in round 13 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA WBA World lightweight title referee: Johnny LoBianco   judge: Bill Recht, Jack Gordon

This Day in Boxing June 25, 1976 Ali vs Inoki & Wepner vs Andre

Great Doubleheader – Boxer vs Wrestler Muhammad Ali vs Antonio Inoki The fight between American boxer Muhammad Ali and Japanese professional wrestler Antonio Inoki was held at the Nippon Budokan arena in Tokyo on June 26, 1976. At the time, Ali had come off a knockout victory...

This Day in Boxing June 24, 1979 Leonard stops Chiaverini

Sugar Ray Leonard scores another KO Sugar Ray Leonard 151 lbs beat Tony Chiaverini 153 lbs by RTD in round 4 of 10 Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Referee: Ferd Hernandez Judge: Chuck Minker Judge: Duane Ford Judge: Lou Tabat Sugar Ray Leonard 22-0 (13 KOs) vs....

This Day in Boxing June 23, 1969 Frazier Stops Quarry

Joe Frazier wins the New York State heavyweight crown Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA NYSAC World heavyweight title In between rounds 7 and 8 the referee stops the fight because of the bad cut to Quarry’s eye 1969 Fight of the Year – Ring Magazine time:...

Masters of the Mitts: Boxing Entertained Bangor Maine a Century Ago

Local Hero – Jack McAuliffe – Lightweight Champion By Wayne E. Riley – bangordailynews.com If you were a young man living in Bangor a century ago, you most likely were familiar with Ernie McIntyre, the Aroostook Demon, and a host of other regional “masters of the mitts”...

This Day in Boxing June 22, 1979 Holmes Stops Weaver

Weaver Rocks Holmes before being stopped in the 12th Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA WBC World heavyweight title Weaver was down once in the 11th round. time: 0:44   referee: Harold Valan 107-101   judge: Tony Castellano 106-102, Harold Lederman 106-103
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