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On This Day In Boxing History!

Sugar Ray Leonard vs Wilfred Benitez

WBC World Welterweight Title

November 30th, 1979

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas    

November 30th

1889: Bob Fitzsimmons KO1 Professor West

1897: James J. Jeffries D20 Joe Choynski

1922: Mike O’Dowd WF8 Dave Rosenberg

1955: Carmen Basilio KO12 Tony DeMarco

1956: Floyd Patterson (age 21) KO5 Archie Moore

1964: Willie Pastrano KO11 Terry Downes

1965: Fighting Harada W15 Alan Rudkin

1976: Alfredo Escalera W15 Tyrone Everett

1979: Marvin Johnson KO11 Victor Galindez

Vito Antuofermo D15 Marvin Hagler

Sugar Ray Leonard KO15 Wilfred Benitez

1982: Hilario Zapata KO6 Tadashi Tomori

1986: Myung Woo Yuh W15 Mario DeMarco

1988: NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non-payment of purchase.     

Jeff Fenech KO5 George Navarro

1990: Gianfranco Rosi W12 Rene Jacquot

1995: Tom Johnson KO9 Stephane Haccoun

1996: Johnny Tapia W12 Adonis Cruz

1998: Laurent Boudouani KO9 Terry Norris

2001: Eric Lucas KO8 Dignaan Thobela

The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspends super lightweight Zab Judah’s

boxing license for 6-months and fines him $75,000.00. for actions after he was declared a TKO loser vs Kostya Tszyu

2002: Roberto Garcia NC3 Freddy Hernandez

2011: Krzysztof Wlodarczyk TKO11 Danny Green

Will Tomlinson W12 Alan Herrera

Chris John W12 Stas Merdov

Naomi Togashi W10 Cho-Rong Son      

Momo Koseki TD10 Mami Ito

2012: Khabib Allakhverdiev TD8 Joan Guzman

2013: Sergey Kovalev KO2 Ismayl Sillah

Adonis Stevenson TKO6 Tony Bellew

Merlito Sabillo SD12 Carlos Buitrago      

Donnie Nietes TKO3 Sammy Gutierrez  

Zulina Munoz DQ8 Marisa Joana Portillo

Nikki Adler W10 Zane Brige

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