On This Day

February 2, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Mexican boxer Salvador Sánchez dethrones Danny “Little Red” Lopez as WBC world featherweight champion with a 13th-round TKO in Phoenix, AZ; Lopez champion since November 1976, 8th defence

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player