Heavyweight Boxing in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

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  • 1983-09-23 Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in 10 for heavyweight boxing title in Ohio

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1983-11-25 Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • 1984-03-09 Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1984-03-10 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page
  • 1984-08-31 Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1984-11-09 Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1984-12-01 Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title
  • 1985-03-15 Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1985-04-29 Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1985-05-20 Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1985-06-15 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • 1985-09-21 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 to become Heavyweight Boxing Champion
  • 1986-01-17 Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1986-03-22 HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
  • 1986-03-22 Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1986-03-23 Heavyweight Trevor Berbick KOs Pinklon Thomas

  • 1986-04-19 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1986-07-19 Tim Witherspoon KOs Frank Bruno in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

  • 1986-09-06 Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1986-11-22 20 year old Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight champion in history when he stops Trevor Berbick in the 2nd round to earn the WBC title at the Las Vegas Hilton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988-10-02 Future world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis, representing Canada, wins super-heavyweight gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; beats American Riddick Bowe by 2nd round TKO

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
Boxer Riddick Bowe
Boxer
Riddick Bowe

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1990-10-25 Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1992-11-13 Riddick Bowe wins the undisputed world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous points decision over Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas; first of their 3 meetings

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1994-04-22 Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1994-11-05 George Foreman (45) KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing Heavyweight championship

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006-08-08 Actor Sylvester Stallone and former heavyweight boxing contender Chuck Wepner settle law suit out of court for an undisclosed sum; Wepner claims he was the inspiration for the "Rocky" movies

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 2011-04-23 Zach Daniels defeated Rick Michaels to become the new TNT Heavyweight Champion.
  • 2012-12-22 Tomasz Adamek outpoints Steve Cunningham in a split decision in the IBF heavyweight title eliminator at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 2013-10-05 In an all-Russian boxing contest, Wladimir Klitschko beats Alexander Povetkin in 12 round unanimous points decision in Moscow to retain his WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles
  • 2015-11-29 Britain Tyson Fury defeats Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko to win world heavyweight champion title (WBA, IBF, WBO) in Dusseldorf

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