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Boxing Associations

Events in Sport

Sports History

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 the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight C'ship for a 2nd time

Sports History

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

  • 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 Wrestling Association world heavyweight title
  • 1947-11-21 Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to win National Wrestlingg Association world heavyweight title

Boxing Title Fight

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

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