On This Day

August 1, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson outpoints Tony Tucker in 12 rounds in a heavyweight boxing unification matchup in Las Vegas; first to own all 3 major belts WBA, WBC and IBF simultaneously

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sébastien Pocognoli, Belgian footballer, born in Seraing, Belgium