1894: Boston, Mass. George Dixon D 20 Young Griffo.
1903: San Francisco , CA. World Lightweight Championship. Joe Gans KO 10 Willie Fitzgerald. Retains title.
1906: Philadelphia, PA. Joe Gans ND 6 Jack Blackburn.
1915: Boston , Mass. Sam McVey W 12 Sam Langford.
1933: Long Island, NY. World Heavyweight Championship. Primo Carnera KO 6 Jack Sharkey. Wins title.
1936: Bronx, NY. World Bantamweight Championship. Tony Marino KO 14 Baltazar Sangchili. Wins title.
1938: Paisley, Scotland. World Flyweight Championship. Benny Lynch KO 12 Jackie Jurich. Benny Lynch loses world flyweight title on scales. Lynch failed to make the 112 weight limit, coming in at 118 and a half pounds. The fight went ahead with only Jurich able to claim the title if he had won, but when Lynch won he was stripped of the title, which was then declared vacant.
1942: Pittsburgh. PA. Ezzard Charles W 10 Charley Burley.
1955: Boston, Mass. World Lightweight Championship. Wallace “Bud” Smith W 15 Jimmy Carter. Wins title.
1956: Cohen, Rome. World Bantamweight Championship. Mario D’Agata KO 7 Robert. Wins title.
1960: Salt Lake City, Utah. NBA Middleweight Championship. Gene Fullmer KO 12 Carmen Basilio. Retains title.
1967: Kevin Kelly born in Flushing, Queens, New York.
1968: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. World Lightweight Championship. Carlos Teo Cruz W 15 Carlos Ortiz. Wins title.
1969: Mexico City, Mexico. World Welterweight Championship. Jose Napoles KO 11 Curtis Cokes. Retains title.
1970: Jersey City, NJ. Sonny Liston KO 10 Chuck Wepner. Sonny Liston’s last fight.
1972: Kirk Johnson born in Nova Scotia.
1980: Seoul, S. Korea. WBA Flyweight Tae Shik Kim W 15 Arnel Arrozal, Retains title.
1981: Caracas, Venezuela. Retains WBA Junior-Lightweight Championship Samuel Serrano W 15 Leonel Hernandez. Retains title.
1991: London, England. WBO World Bantamweight Championship. Duke McKenzie W 12 Gaby Canizales. Wins title.
1991: Las Vegas, Nevada. IBF Middleweight Championship. James “Lights Out” Toney W 12 Reggie Johnson. Retains title.
1992: Los Angeles, California. Vacant WBO Light-welterweight Championship. Carlos Gonzalez KO 2 Jimmy Paul. Wins title.
1996: Alice, South Africa. IBF World Bantamweight Championship. Mbulelo Botile KO 8 Marlon Bong Arios. Retained title.
1996: Indio, CA. WBC Strawweight Championship. Ricardo Lopez KO 3 Kittichai Preecha. Retains title.
1996: Indio, California. WBO World Heavyweight Championship. Henry Akinwande KO 3 Jeremy Williams. Wins title.
1997: Bangkok, Thailand. WBA Junior Flyweight Championship. Pichitnoi C. Siriwat W 12 Sang Chul Lee. Retains title.
2002: Atlantic City, New Jersey WBO World Heavyweight Championship. Wladimir Klitschko KO 6 Ray Mercer. Retains title.
2007: Marseille, France. WBA Bantamweight Championship. Wladimir Sidorenko KO 7 Jerome Arnould. Retains title.
2013: Mashantucket, Connecticut . IBO-WBA Middleweight Championship. Gennady Golovkin KO 3 Matthew Macklin. Retains titles.
1899: Broadway AC, New York, NY. Mysterious Billy Smith D 20 Charlie McKeever. Sometimes reported as being for Smith’s world welterweight championship, other sources describe this fight as being a ’catchweight’ contest.
1914: New Orleans, LA. Pete Herman ND 10 Kid Williams.
1927: London, England. World Middleweight Championship. Mickey Walker KO 10 Tommy Milligan. Retains title.
1956: . Montevideo, Uruguay. World Flyweight Championship. Pascual Perez KO 11 Oscar Suarez. Retains title.
1966: Mike Tyson born in Brooklyn, New York.
1971: Eddie Hopson born in St. Louis, Missouri.
1975: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. World Heavyweight Championship. Muhammad Ali W 15 Joe Bugner. Retains title,
1975: New York City, NY. WBA Light Heavyweight Championship. Victor Galindez W 15 Jorge Ahumada. Retains title.
1975: New York City, NY. World Middleweight Championship. Carlos Monzon KO 10 Tony Licata. Retains title.
1976: Madrid, Spain. WBC light-Welterweight Championship. Miguel Velasquez W DQ. 5 Saensak Muangsurin. Wins title.
1979: Monte Carlo, France. World Middleweight Championship. Vito Antuofermo W 15 Hugo Corro. Wins title.
1979: Monte Carlo, France. Marvin Hagler KO 8 Norberto Cabrera.
1985: Las Vegas, Nevada. IBF Lightweight Championship. Jimmy Paul KO 14 Robin Blake. Retains title.
1990: Chiang Mai, Thailand. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Khaosai Galaxy KO 8 Shunichi Nakajima. Retains title.
1992: Paris, France. WBC Cruiserweight Championship. Anaclet Wamba KO 5 Andrei Rudenko. Retains title.
2001: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBO World Light-Welterweight Championship. DeMarcus Corley KO 1 Felix Flores, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Wins title.
2006: Tucson, Arizona. WBO Light Flyweight Championship. Hugo Fidel Cazares KO 1 Domingo Guillen. Retains title.
2006: Hollywood, Florida. IBF Light-Welterweight Championship. Juan Urango W 12 Naoufel Ben Rabah. Wins title.
2006: Bangkok, Thailand. WBC Flyweight Championship. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam KO 4 Everardo Morales. Retains title.
2007: Stuttgart, Germany. WBA Middleweight Championship. Felix Sturm W 12 Noe Tulio Gonzalez, Alcoba. Retains title.
1899: New York, NY. Terry McGovern KO 3 Johnny Ritchie.
1935: Pittsburgh, PA. Lou Ambers W 10 Fritzie Zivic.
1956: Mike Rossman born in Turnersville, New Jersey.
1967: San Juan, Puerto Rico. World Lightweight Championship. Carlos Ortiz KO 1 Sugar Ramos. Retains title.
1976: Nara, Japan. WBC Junior-Lightweight Championship. Alfredo Escalera W 15 Buzzsaw Yamabe. Retains title.
1976: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. WBA junior-flyweight Championship. Juan Guzman W 15 Jaime Rios. Wins title.
1987: London, England. Retains IBF Light-Welterweight Championship. Terry Marsh KO 6 Akio Kameda. Retains title.
2001: Saitama, Japan. WBA Lightweight Championship. Julien Lorcy W 12 Takanori Hatakeyama. Regains title.
2007: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Flyweight Championship. Takefumi Sakata W 12 Roberto Vasquez. Retains title.
2011: Hat Yai, Thailand WBC Flyweight Championship. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam W 12 Takuya Kogawa. Retains title.
1900: Millvale Opera House, Millvale Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.(124lbs) Oscar Gardner D 20 Jack McClelland.
1916: Manuel Ortiz born in Corona, California.
1921: Jersey City, NJ. World Heavyweight Championship. Jack Dempsey KO 4 Georges Carpentier. Retains title. The first of five fights that made over one million dollars at the gate. Dempsey participated in boxing’s first five $1,000,000 gates.
07/02/1921 Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier $1,789,238
09/14/1923 Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo $1,188,603
09/23/1926 Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney (1st meeting) $1,895,733
07/21/1927 Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey $1,083,530
09/22/1927 Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey (2nd meeting) $2,658,660
1925: New York City, NY. World Middleweight Championship. Harry Greb W 15 Mickey Walker. Retains title.
1940: New Jersey City, NJ. Max Baer KO 8 “Two-Ton” Tony Galento.
1958: Joe Jennette dies at the age of 78 years old in Weehawken, New Jersey.
1968: Tokyo, Japan. World bantamweight Championship. Lionel Rose W 15 Takao Sakurai. Retains title.
1970: Los Angeles, CA. Jose Luis Garcia KO 8 Ken Norton.
1973: London, England. “Smokin’” Joe Frazier W 12 Joe Bugner.
1977: Carl Froch born in Nottingham, England.
1978: Panama City, Panama. WBA Featherweight Championship. Eusebio Pedroza KO 12 Ernesto Herrera. Retains title.
1989: Crotone, Italy. WBA Junior-Lightweight Championship. Brian Mitchell Tech. Dec. 9 Jackie Beard. Retains title.
1994: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBA Cruiserweight Championship. Orlin Norris KO 3 Arthur Williams. Retains title.
1994: Las Vegas, Nevada.WBA Super-Bantamweight Championship. Wilfredo Vasquez KO 2 Jae-Won Choi. Retains title.
2001: New York City, Ny. Beethavean Scottland Light heavyweight Beethavean Scottland, 26, died after his bout with George Jones in New York City on June 26, 2001.. Scottland was knocked out in the 10th round by Jones, and despite receiving medical attention, never regained consciousness.
2006: Manila, Philippines. Manny Pacquiao W 12 Oscar Larios.
2011: Hamburg, Germany. WBA/WBO/IBF/The Ring World Heavyweight Championships. Wladimir Klitschko W 12 David Haye. Retains titles.
1861: Peter Jackson born in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands.
1900: Brooklyn, NYC, New York Kid Broad WDisq16 Dave Sullivan.
1901: San Francisco, California Billed as for the American and World Middleweight titles (159lbs) George Gardner KO 3 Jack Moffat. Wins title. Tommy Ryan was generally recognised as the world middleweight champion during this time, but as he only defended the title sparingly there were other claimants, such as Gardner.
1905: Reno, Nevada. Vacant World Heavyweight Championship. Marvin Hart KO 12 Jack Root. Wins title. The world heavyweight title was left vacant when James Jeffries retired while still champion. Jeffries chose Hart and Root to fight for his vacant title.
1915: Gene Tunney’s pro debut. New York City, NY. Gene Tunney KO 9 Bobby Dawson.
1926: Chicago, Illnois. World Lightweight Championship. Sammy Mandell W 10 Rocky Kansas. Wins title.
1931: Cleveland, Ohio. World Heavyweight Championship. Max Schmeling KO 15 Young Stribling. Retains title.
1933: Manchester, England. World Bantamweight Championship. Panama Al Brown W 15 Johnny King. Retains title.
1940: Hartford, Connecticut. Willie Pep W 4 James McGovern. Willie Pep’s pro debut.
1963: Chris Pyatt born in Islington, London, England.
1974: Durban, South Africa. WBA Bantamweight Championship. Soo Hwan Hong W 15 Arnold Taylor. Wins title.
1993: Seoul, S. Korea. WBC Super-Flyweight Championship. Sung-II Moon W 12 Carlos Salazar. Retains title.
1993: Laredo, Mexico. WBC Strawweight Championship. Ricardo Lopez KO 2 Saman Sorjaturong, Nuevo. Retains title.
2004: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Strawweight Championship. Yutaka Niida W 12 Noel Arambulet. Regains title.
2008: Buenos Aires, Argentina. WBA Light Heavyweight Championship. Hugo Garay W 12 Yuri Barashian. Wins title.
1903: Ft. Erie, and Ontario, Canada. World Light-Heavyweight Championship. George Gardner KO 12 Jack Root. Wins title.
1903: Butte, MT. World Lightweight Championship. Joe Gans KO 5 Buddy King. Retains title.
1906: Los Angeles, CA. World Featherweight Championship. Abe Attell W 20 Frankie Neil. Retains title.
1907: Colma, CA. World Heavyweight Championship. Tommy Burns KO 1 Bill Squires. Retains title.
1908: Colma, CA. World Lightweight Championship. Battling Nelson KO 17 Joe Gans. Wins title.
1908: Los Angeles, CA. Packey McFarland D 25 Freddie Welsh.
1910: Reno, Nevada. World Heavyweight Championship. Jack Johnson KO 15 James J. Jefferies. Retains title
1911: San Francisco, CA. World Lightweight Championship. Ad Wolgast KO 13 Owen Moran, San Francisco. Retains title.
1912: Las Vegas, Nevada. World Heavyweight Championship. Jack Johnson KO 9 “Fireman” Jim Flynn. Retains title.
1912: Vernon, CA. World Lightweight Championship. Ad Wolgast KO 13 Joe Rivers. Retains title.
1913: San Francisco, CA. World Lightweight Championship. Willie Ritchie KO 11 Joe Rivers. Retains title.
1916: Gus Dorazio born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1916: Denver, Colorado. World Lightweight Championship. Freddie Welsh WDISQ 11 Ad Wolgast. Retains title.
1919: Toledo, OH. World Heavyweight Championship. Jack Dempsey KO 4 Jess Willard. Wins title.
1919: St. Louis, Missouri. Harry Wills W 8 Sam Langford.
1923: Shelby, Montana. World heavyweight Championship. Jack Dempsey W15 Tommy Gibbons, Shelby, MT. Retains title.
1927: Chicago, Illinois. Tiger Flowers D 10 “Slapsie” Maxie Rosenbloom.
1930: Johnny Saxton born in Newark, New Jersey,
1932: London, England. IBU World Middleweight Championship. Marcel Thil W 15 Len Harvey. Retains title.
1934: Joe Louis’s pro debut. Chicago, Illinois. Joe Louis KO 1 Jack Kracken.
1948: Baja, CA. World Bantamweight Championship. Manuel Ortiz KO 8 Memo Valero. Retains title.
1982: Cincinnati, Ohio. WBA Light-Welterweight Championship. Aaron Pryor KO 6 Akio Kameda. Retains title.
1982: Taejon, S. Korea. WBC Super-Flyweight Championship. Chul Ho Kim D 15 Raul Valdez. Retains title.
1987: Ribera, Italy. WBA Light-Welterweight Championship. Juan Coggi KO 3 Patrizio Oliva. Wins title.
1987: Calais, France. IBF Bantamweight Championship. Kelvin Seabrooks KO 9 Thierry Jacob. Retains title.
1992: Seoul, S. Korea. WBC Super-Flyweight Championship. Sung Kil Moon KO 8 Armando Salazar. Retains title.
1995: Hammanskraal, South Africa. IBF Bantamweight Championship. Mblulelo Botile W 12 Sam Stewart. Retains title.
1997: Bangkok, Thailand. WBC Bantamweight Championship. Sirimongkol Singmanassuk W 12 Victor Rabanales. Retains title.
1998: Hammanskraal, South Africa. IBF Strawweight Championship. Zolani Petelo KO 7 Carmelo Caceres. Retains title.
2003: Poitiers, France. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Mahyar Monshipour KO 12 Salim Medjkoune. Wins title.
1764: Daniel Mendoza born in London, England.
1902: Panama Al Brown born in Colon, Panama.
1909: Colma, CA. World Middleweight Championship. Stanley Ketchel W 20 Billy Papke. Retains title.
1929: Jimmy Carruthers born in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
1970: Sendai, Japan. WBA Featherweight Championship. Shozo Saijyo W 15 Frankie Crawford. Retains title.
1975: Mito, Japan. WBC Junior-Lightweight Championship. Alfredo Escalera KO 2 Kuniaki Shibata. Wins title.
1975: Jose Antonio Aguirre born in Cardenas, Tabasco, Mexico.
1984: Osaka, Japan. WBC Super-Flyweight Championship. Jiro Watanabe W 12 Payao Poontarat, Wins title.
1986: Djakarta, Indonesia. IBF Super-Flyweight Championship. Elly Pical KO 3 Cesar Polanco. Regains title.
1986: Manila. WBA Flyweight Championship. Hilario Zapata W 15 Dodie Penalosa. Retains title.
1996: Hyeres, France. WBC Cruiserweight Championship. Marcelo Dominguez KO 10 Patrick Aouissi. Retains title.
1997: Lake Charles, LA. IBF Light-Middleweight Championship. Raul Marquez KO 4 Romallis Ellis. Retains title.
1997: Casablanca, Morocco. WBA Light-Welterweight Championship. Khalid Rahilou KO 7 Marty Jakubowski. Retains title.
1997: Glasgow, Scotland. WBO World Super Middleweight Championship. Steve Collins KO 3 Craig Cummings. Retains title.
2008: Halle, Germany. WBA Middleweight Championship. Felix Sturm W 12 Randy Griffin. Retains title.