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Today in Sports History: August 11

On August 11, 1984, the late “Sweet Pea” Pernell Whitaker won the lightweight gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympics. Whitaker went on to...

Today in Sports History: June 28

On June 28, 1997, Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear during the third round of their rematch. The penalty resulted in his immediate disqualification,...

Today in Sports History: May 2

On May 2nd, 2015, the "Fight of the Century" between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao took place. Going into the fight with a...

Today in Sports History: February 25

On February 25, 1964, Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, defeated Sonny Liston by technical knockout, winning the heavyweight boxing title for the...

Today in Sports History: February 11

On February 11, 1990, Buster Douglas, a 42-1 underdog, knocked out Mike Tyson in the 10th round of their 12-round fight to complete one...

Today in Sports History: December 3

On December 3, 1982, Thomas Hearns beat Wilfred Benitez by majority decision to win the WBC and vacant The Ring light middleweight/super welterweight titles....

Today in Sports History: November 6

On November 6, 1993, Evander Holyfield defeated Riddick Bowe in a 12-round decision in their second fight, winning the WBA, IBF, and lineal heavyweight...

Today in Sports History: November 5

On November 5, 1994, George Foreman won the WBA, IBF, and lineal heavyweight titles by defeating Michael Moorer by knockout in the 10th round....

Today in Sports History: October 29

On October 29, 1960, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, made his professional boxing debut. Clay won by a unanimous decision in six...

Today in Sports History: October 25

On October 25, 1990, Evander Holyfield knocked out Buster Douglas to win the undisputed heavyweight title. Holyfield was initially expected to fight Mike Tyson...

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