Today in Boxing Association History

Events in Sport

  • 1938-02-11 Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title
  • 1939-02-23 Lou Thesz beats Everett Marshall in St Louis, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title for 2nd time

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1939-06-23 Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski
  • 1942-10-16 National Boxing Association freezes titles of those serving in armed services
  • 1947-04-25 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title
  • 1947-11-21 Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1949-06-22 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • 1951-03-07 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for 2nd time to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title