This Day in Boxing August 3, 1986 Chavez Beats Lockridge

Julio Cesar Chavez retains super featherweight crown  

This Day in Boxing August 4, 1970 Foreman Stops Chuvalo

Olympic champ George Foreman stops tough Canadian George Foreman 218 George Chuvalo 214½ 59 15 2 time: 1:50 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA W TKO 3/10 time: 1:41   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Alphonse Ourth, Tony Rossi, Jack Gordon  

Mike Tyson Stars in Commercial Spots

“Iron Mike” was chosen by major sponsors  

Mike Tyson’s Fastest Knockouts

See the 10 fastest knockouts of “Iron Mike”  

Mike Tyson and Hulk Hogan Meet at Convention

National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago is the site  

This Day in Boxing August 1, 1987 Tyson Beats Tucker

Mike Tyson becomes undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson 221 lbs beat Tony Tucker 221 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12 Location: Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Referee: Mills Lane Judge: Julio Roldan 118-113 Judge: Phil Newman 119-111 Judge: Bill Graham...

This Day in Boxing August 2, 1980 Hearns KOs Cuevas

Tommy Hearns wins welterweight crown time: 2:39   referee: Stanley Christodoulou 10-9   judges: Roberto Ramirez Sr. 10-9, Yusaku Yoshida 10-9 WBA World welterweight title Cuevas down in rd 2

This Day in Boxing July 30, 1977 Monzon Beats Valdes

Carlos Monzon survives a knockdown in his last pro fight. 1977-07-30 Carlos Monzon 159 Rodrigo Valdes 158¼ Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco W UD 15/15 referee: Roland Dakin 144-141   judges: Mario Poletti 145-143, Kurt Halbach 147-144 WBC World middleweight title WBA World...

This Day in Boxing July 31, 1982 Arguello KOs Rooney

Mike Tyson’s trainer stopped in 2 rounds Alexis Arguello 140¼ Kevin Rooney 140 19 1 0 Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA W KO 2/10 time: 3:07   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Harold Lederman, Charley Spina  

This Day in Boxing July 29, 2000 Tszyu Stops Chavez

Kostya Tszyu too much for Julio Cesar Chavez Kostya Tszyu 139½ Julio Cesar Chavez 140 Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA W TKO 6/12 time: 1:28   referee: Robert Ferrara   judges: Marty Denkin, Chuck Hassett, Gerald Maltz WBC World super lightweight title...
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