On This Day

May 25, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali KOs Sonny Liston at 2:12 of round 1 at Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston to retain his WBC/WBA heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston

Birthdays in Sport

  • Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (44) weds Millie Bruce in Los Angeles

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson

1965 in Sport