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Today in History: Rocky Marciano vs Ezzard Charles Part One

On June 17, 1954, former World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles was defeated by defending champion Rocky Marciano who took his 47th consecutive victory with a unanimous decision in 15 rounds at Yankees Stadium in New York. Here is a video of highlights from the fight. Marciano came into the fight as a 7-2 favorite. The fight started with Charles taking the first five rounds...
Via Grandstand University
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Ezzard Charles Gets Payback, Folds Lloyd Marshall

It’s often easy to peruse the ledger of great or even just well known fighters and highlight clear turning points in their careers. Quite commonly, the pivotal moments or occurrences are outside of the ring, or obvious. Mike Tyson’s prison stint altered his career in a huge way, Marco Antonio Barrera saw a stylistic shift and boost in evolution against “Prince” Naseem Hamed...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson one of just many former heavyweight champs to enter boxing promotion

Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and in 1987 voted, "World's Most Popular Athlete." Now he joins a select list of legendary boxing heavyweight champions who became boxing promoters. Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey, the "Manasa Mauler," stopped boxing after this fight against Gene Tunney. He promoted a few bouts before entering show business as an actor. Joe...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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