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Boxing History

24 Oct 1996 Evander Holyfield lands a right punch during the fight against James Buster Douglas. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell /Allsport

The Sports Kings: Holyfield vs Douglas Flashback October 25 1990

Evander Holyfield had been promised a title shot against Mike Tyson in 1990. Before that fight could occur, in what many consider to be the biggest upset in boxing history, relatively unknown boxer, 29-year old, […]

10/25/2012

sugar ray robinson

The Sports Kings: Today In Sports History!

December 20, 1946 – Sugar Ray Robinson defeated Tommy Bell by unanimous decision in a 15 round match to claim the World Welterweight Champion at Madison Square Garden. Robinson defended the title until February 12, […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2011

JACK JOHNSON POST

The Sports Kings: Today In Sports History!

December 19, 1913 – Jack Johnson fought Jim Johnson to a draw in a 10 round match in Paris, France to retain his heavyweight championship. Johnson would defend his title two more times before losing […]

WAOK-AM–12/19/2011