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On this day: Muhammad Ali comes through hell to best Earnie Shavers at MSG

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29
Sep

On this day: Muhammad Ali comes through hell to best Earnie Shavers at MSG

What a chin “The Greatest” had. On Sept. 29, 1977, Muhammad Ali scored a 15-round unanimous decision over Earnie Shavers to...

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28
Sep

On this day: Muhammad Ali wins controversial decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium

A legitimate victory in a close fight or a gift from the gods? On Sept. 28, 1976, Muhammad Ali won a...

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27
Sep

On this day: Marvelous Marvin Hagler slices up Alan Minter, claims middleweight crown

It was a massacre. On Sept. 27, 1980, Marvelous Marvin Hagler finally reached the top of the middleweight mountain when he...

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27
Sep

On this day: Lloyd Honeyghan halts Donald Curry in seismic upset, wins welterweight title

In terms of British fighters upsetting the odds, perhaps only Randy Turpin conquering Sugar Ray Robinson in July 1951 can...

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26
Sep

On this day: Deontay Wilder stops Johann Duhaupas in 11, retains WBC heavyweight title

It’s very rare for a “Bronze Bomber” victim not to hit the deck… but it happens. On Sept. 26, 2015, Deontay...

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20
Sep

On this day: Muhammad Ali defeats Floyd Patterson in non-title bout

“I’m going to fight ‘The Rabbit’ in The Garden.” On Sept. 20, 1972, in a battle of former heavyweight champions, Muhammad...

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17
Sep

On this day: Rocky Marciano breaks down Ezzard Charles in eight rounds

It was never a good idea to face “The Rock” twice. On September 17, 1954, Rocky Marciano scored a punishing eighth-round...

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15
Sep

On this day: Muhammad Ali avenges Leon Spinks defeat, claims third heavyweight championship

It was “The Battle of New Orleans.” On September 15, 1978, Muhammad Ali scored a convincing 15-round unanimous decision over Leon...

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14
Sep

On this day: Floyd Mayweather outclasses Canelo Alvarez, unifies 154-pound championship

A master at work. On Sept. 14, 2013, Floyd Mayweather added Ring and WBC junior middleweight titles to his WBA version...

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14
Sep

Kenshiro Teraji-Hiroto Kyoguchi press conference photo gallery

It doesn’t get much better than this. On November 1, Kenshiro Teraji will put his WBC junior flyweight title on the...

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