This Day In History
This Day In History
Saturday, December 15, 2018

«boxer»

Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield
(19.10.1962 )
Evander Holyfield is a professional boxer from the United States. He is a former World Undisputed Champion in both cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real Deal". After winning the bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics, he debuted as a professional at the age of 21.
Holyfield, boxer

Marcel Cerdan

Marcel Cerdan
(July 22, 1916 - October 28, 1949)
Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan was a French pied noir world boxing champion who was considered by many boxing experts and fans to be France's greatest boxer, and beyond to be one of the best to have learned his craft in Africa. His life was marked by his sporting achievements, social lifestyle and ultimately, tragedy.
French boxer, boxer

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali
(17.01.1942 )
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay) is an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist. Considered a cultural icon, Ali was both idolized and vilified.
American boxer, boxer

Sam Langford

Sam Langford
(March 4, 1883 - January 12, 1956)
Sam Langford (March 4, 1883 - January 12, 1956) was a Black Canadian boxing standout of the early part of the 20th century. Called the "Greatest Fighter Nobody Knows," by ESPN.
Canadian boxer, boxer

Jem Mace

Jem Mace
(April 8, 1831 - November 30, 1910)
Jem Mace was an English boxing champion. He was born at Beeston, Norfolk. Although nicknamed "The Gypsy", he denied Romani ethnicity in his autobiography. A middleweight, he succeeded in outboxing heavier opponents thanks to his dancing style, clever defensive tactics and powerful, accurate punching.
English boxer, boxer
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