1904: Detroit, Michigan. World Lightweight Championship. Joe ‘The Old Master’ Gans W 10 Willie Fitzgerald. Retains title.
1904: Philadelphia, PA. Sam Langford ND 6-draw Jack Blackburn. Blackburn would go on to train Sammy Mandell, Bud Taylor, and most famously Joe Louis.
1907: Lawrence, Massachusetts. Sam Langford D 12 Joe Jeanette.
1908: St. Paul, MN. Mike Gibbons makes his pro debut. Mike Gibbons KO 3 Roy Moore.
1951: New York City, NY. World Heavyweight Championship. Ezzard Charles KO 10 Lee Oma. Retains title.
1956: Buenos Aires, Argentina. World Flyweight Championship. Pascual Perez W 15 Leo Espinosa. Retains title.
1966: Yoshinori Nishizawa born in Ueda, Nagano, Japan.
1991: Atlantic City, NJ. ‘Merciless’ Ray Mercer KO 9 Francesco Damiani.
1997: Boston, Massachusetts. WBC Super Bantamweight Championship. Daniel Zaragoza W 12 Wayne McCullough, Retains title.
1997: Nashville, Tennessee. IBF Welterweight Championship. Felix ‘Tito’ Trinidad KO 3 Kevin Lueshing. Retains title.
1997: Nashville, Tennessee. WBC & IBF Light Middleweight Championship. ‘Terrible’ Terry Norris KO 10 Nick Rupa. Retains titles.
1997: Nashville, Tennessee. WBA Light Welterweight Championship. Khalid Rahilou KO 11 Frankie ‘The Surgeon’ Randall. Wins title.
1997: Sa Kaew Thail, Thailand. WBA Strawweight Championship. Rosendo Alvarez KO 11 Songkram Porpaoin. Retains title.
2002: Thanyaburi, Thailand. WBC Bantamweight Championship. Veerapol Saphrom W 12 Sergio Perez. Retains title.
2010: Tokyo, Japan. WBA World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Uchiyama KO 12 Juan Carlos Salgado. Wins title.
1894: Georges Carpentier born in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France.
1900: New York City, NY. Kid McCoy KO 4 Joe Choynski.
1928: Vic Toweel born in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa.
1944: ‘Smokin’’ Joe Frazier born in Beaufort, South Carolina.
1953: Syracuse, NY. Carmen Basilio W 10 Ike Williams.
1956: Sam Langford ‘The Boston Tar Baby’ dies at the age of 72 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1963: Bangkok, Thailand. World Flyweight Championship. Pone Kingpetch W 15 Fighting Harada. Wins title for the 3rd time.
1971: Vernon Forrest born in Augusta, Georgia.
1976: Kashiwaba, Tokyo. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Ben Villaflor KO 13 Morito. Retains title.
1980: Tucson, Arizona. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Alexis Arguello KO 11 Ruben Castillo. Retains title.
1981: Saul Farah born in Santa Ana de Yacuma, Beni, Bolivia.
1985: Atlantic City, NJ. IBF Lightweight Championship. Harry Arroyo KO 11 Terrance Alli. Retains title.
1986: Chris Evangelou born in Wood Green, London, United Kingdom.
1991: St. Vincent, Italy. IBF Light Heavyweight Championship. Prince Charles Williams W 12 Mwehu Beya. Retains title.
1996: New York City, NY. Tim Witherspoon W 10 Al ‘Ice’ Cole.
1996: New York City, NY. Roy Jones Jr. KO 2 Merqui Sosa.
2002: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Acelino Freitas W 12 Joel Casamayor. Wins title.
2013: Toluca, Mexico. WBC World Light Flyweight Championship. Adrian Hernandez W 12 Dirceu Cabarca. Retains title.
1921: London, England. Pete Herman KO 17 Jimmy Wilde.
1922: New York City, NY. US Light Heavyweight Championship. Gene Tunney W 12 Battling Levinsky. Wins title.
1933: New York City, NY. World Middleweight Championship. Ben Jeby KO 12 Frank Battaglia. Wins title.
1933: Chicago, Illinois. NBA Featherweight Championship. Freddie Miller W 10 Tommy Paul. Wins title.
1941: Cleveland, Ohio. NBA Light Heavyweight Championship. Anton Christoforidis W 15 Melio Bettina. Wins vacant title.
1941: Philadelphia, PA. World Bantamweight Championship. Lou Salica W 15 Tommy Forte. Retains title.
1948: Cleveland, Ohio, Ezzard Charles KO 8 Archie Moore.
1954: Rafael Limon born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
1976: Philadelphia, PA. ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler’s pro debut. Bobby ‘Boogaloo’ Watts W 10 Marvin Hagler.
1977: Martin Castillo born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
1982: “Irish” Frankie Crawford, featherweight boxer, dies in Van Nuys, California, at the age of 36 years old.
1982: Fernando David Saucedo born in Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1982: Jermaine White born in Chicago, Illinois.
1990: Ulsan, S. Korea. WBA Super Middleweight Championship. In Chul Baek KO 7 Yoshiaki Tajima. Retains title.
1997: Jackie McCoy, boxer, trainer, and manager dies in Anaheim, California, of cancer at the age of 73.
2001: Uncasville, CT. IBF Light Welterweight Championship. Zab Judah KO 10 Reggie Green. Retains title.
2003: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Sirimongkol Singwancha W 12 Yong-Soo Choi. Retains title.
1887: Lawrence, Massachusetts. World Lightweight Championship. Jack McAuliffe KO 28 Harry Gilmore. Retained title.
1891: New Orleans, LA. World Middleweight Championship. Bob Fitzsimmons KO 13 Jack Dempsey ‘The Nonpareil.’ Wins title.
1903: Hot Springs, Arkansas. World Featherweight Championship. Young Corbett KO 18 Austin Rice. Retains title.
1909: Goldfield, Nevada. World Featherweight Championship. Abe Attell KO 10 Freddie Weeks. Retains title.
1932: Tony DeMarco born in Boston, Massachusetts.
1944: Detroit, Michigan. Jake LaMotta W 10 Fritzie Zivic.
1947: ‘Rockabye’ Ruben Olivares born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
1961: Boston, Massachusetts. World Middleweight Championship. Paul Pender KO 7 Terry Downes. Retains title.
1974: Philadelphia, PA. Saad’s pro debut. Matthew Franklin/Saad Muhammad KO 2 Billy Early.
1979: San Juan, Puerto Rico. World Welterweight Championship. Wifred Benitez W 15 Carlos Palomino. Wins title.
1984: Sterling Heights, Michigan. WBC Welterweight Championship. Milton McCrory KO 6 Milton Guest, Retains title.
1984: Reno, Nevada. WBA lightweight Championship. Ray Mancini KO 3 Bobby ‘Schoolboy’ Chacon. Retains title.
1986: Gabriel Rosado born in Philadelphia, PA.
1995: Atlantic City, NJ. Vinny Pazienza W 12 Roberto Duran.
2000: El Paso, TX. IBF Flyweight Championship. Irene Pacheco KO 11 Pedro Pena. Retains title.
2006: Copenhagen, Denmark. WBA Super Middleweight Championship. Mikkel Kessler KO 10 Eric Lucas. Retains title.
2008: Yokohama, Japan. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Alexander Munoz W 12 Katsushige Kawashima. Retains title.
2012: Offenburg, Germany. WBO World Super Middleweight Championship. Robert Stieglitz W 12 Henry Weber. Retains title.
1923: Pittsburgh, PA. Harry Greb ND 10 Tommy Loughran.
1940: Cleveland, Ohio. Jimmy Bivins pro debut. Jimmy Bivins KO 1 Emory Morgan.
1965: Bernard ‘The Executioner’ Hopkins born in Philadelphia, PA.
1970: Marcelo Dominguez born in Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
1972: New Orleans, LA. World Heavyweight Championship. ‘Smokin’’ Joe Frazier KO 4 Terry Daniels. Retains title.
1977: Chiang Mai, Thailand. WBC Light Welterweight Championship. Sansaek Muangsurin KO 15 Monroe Brooks. Retains title.
1977: Guayaquil, Equador. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Sammuel Serrano KO 11 Alberto Herrera. Retains title.
1977: Panama City, Panama. WBA Featherweight Championship. Rafael Ortega W 15 Fransisco Coronado. Wins vacant title.
1982: Cordoba, Argentina. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Sergio Palma W 15 Jorge Lujan. Retains title.
1989: Samut Prakarn, Thailand. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Khaosai Galaxy KO 2 Tae II Chang. Retains title.
1990: Atlantic City, NJ. ‘Big’ George Foreman KO 2 Gerry Cooney.
2000: New York City, NY. David Izon KO 9 Derrick Jefferson.
2000: New York City, NY. World Light Heavyweight Championship. Roy Jones Jr. W 12 David Telesco. Retains title.
2000: Doncaster, England. Acelino Freitas KO 8 Barry Jones.
1925: New York City, NY. Jack Delaney KO 2 Tiger Flowers.
1942: New York City, NY. Sugar Ray Robinson KO 10 Fritzie Zivic.
1950: St. Louis, Missouri. World Featherweight Championship. Willie Pep KO 5 Charley Riley. Retains title.
1969: Roy Jones Jr. born in Pensacola, Florida.
1982: Manila, Philippines. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Rolando Navarette KO 11 Chung ll. Choi. Retains title.
1987: Phoenix, Arizona. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Louie Espinoza KO 4 Tommy Valoy. Wins vacant title.
1993: Reno, Nevada. George Foreman KO 8 Pierre Coetzer.
1999: Las Vegas, Nevada. Mike Tyson KO 5 Frans Botha.
1999: Las Vegas, Nevada. IBF Junior Lightweight Championship. Robert Garcia W 12 John-John Molina. Retains title.
1999: Las Vegas, Nevada. Zab Judah KO 4 Wilfredo Negron.
2004: Minneapolis, MN. Matt Vanda W 10 Sam Garr.
1878: Philadelphia Jack O’Brien born James Francis Hagen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1899: New York City, NY. World Featherweight Championship. George Dixon KO 10 Young Pluto. Retains title.
1908: Cus D’Amato, American boxing manager and trainer, born in The Bronx, NY.
1915: Sammy Angott born Samuel Engotti in Washington, Pennsylvania.
1922: Portland, Oregon. Harry Wills W 10 Sam Langford.
1930: Chicago, IL. Leo Lomski W 10 James J. Braddock.
1930: New York City, NY. Jackie ‘Kid’ Berg W 10 Tony Canzoneri.
1941: New York City, NY. World Welterweight Championship. Fritzie Zivic KO 12 Henry Armstrong. Retains title.
1942: Muhammad Ali born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. born in Louisville, Kentucky.
1947: Alfredo Marcano born in Cumana, Venezuela.
1951: Art Hafey born in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
1964: James ‘Buddy’ McGirt born in Brentwood, New York.
1974: Marco Antonio Barrera born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
1981: Boston, Mass. World Middleweight Championship. Marvelous Marvin Hagler KO 8 Fulgencio Obelmeijas. Retains title.
1986: Atlanta, Georgia. WBA Heavyweight Championship. ‘Terrible’ Tim Witherspoon W 15 Tony Tubbs. Wins title.
1988: Osaka, Japan. WBA Bantamweight Championship. Wifredo Vasquez D 12 Takuya Muguruma. Retains title.
1998: Atlantic City, NJ. Michael Grant KO 5 David Izon.
1998: Atlantic City, NJ. Angel Manfredy KO 8 Arturo Gatti.
2004: Karlsruhe, Germany. Zsolt Erdei W 12 Julio Gonzalez.
2009: Biloxi, MS. WBC Welterweight Championship. Andre Berto W 12 Luis Collazo. Retains title.
2015: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBC World Super Bantamweight Championship. Leo Santa Cruz KO 8 Jesus Ruiz. Retains title.
2015: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBC World Heavyweight Championship. Deontay Wilder W 12 Bermane Stiverne. Wins title.