Flyweight in History

Events in Sport

  • 1923-09-05 Flyweights Gene LaRue & Kid Pancho KO each other simultaneously
  • 1985-02-20 After defending his WBC flyweight championship, Sot Chitalada's check for $104,000 is stolen by a ringside pickpocket

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1913-07-26 Lou Salica, US, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1932)
  • 1926-03-04 Pascual PĂ©rez (boxing), Argentine flyweight boxer (d. 1977)
  • 1933-08-04 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1938-05-07 Johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1956-07-20 Charlie Magri, world champ flyweight boxer (1983)
  • 1966-06-23 Vladislav Neiman, Israel, Men's flyweight boxer (Oly-1996)
  • 1973-07-11 Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands California, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
  • 1975-10-01 Eric Morel, PR, US flyweight boxer (Olympics-96)

Deaths in Sport

  • 2008-01-03 Yo-Sam Choi, South Korean boxer/former WBC light flyweight champion (b. 1972)