On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 41st Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (4-1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Danny Nardico stops former world middleweight champion Jake LaMotta in 7 rounds in a light heavyweight non-title bout in Coral Gables, Florida; LaMotta is knocked down for the only time in his career, his corner stopping fight after the round

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta