On This Day

November 9, 1996 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 8th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 48-21 in Chestnut Hill

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson