Historical Events on June 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
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  • Pro Football Researchers Association forms (Canton Ohio)