September 1, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

In his first title defence George Foreman retains his WBC & WBA heavyweight crowns when he KOs Jose "King" Roman of Puerto Rico in round 1 in Tokyo, Japan

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gillian Boxx, softball catcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fontana, California
  • Trent Bray, New Zealand 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Zach Thomas, American football player