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1961: Barry McGuigan Was Born!

Barry McGuigan

Born: 1961-02-28

Birth Place: Clones, Ireland

Birth Name: Finbar Patrick McGuigan

Residence: Clones, Ireland

Pro-Debut: May 10th, 1981

Alias: The Clones Cyclone

Division: Featherweight

Stance: Orthodox

Height: 5′ 6″  

Reach: 70″ 

Bouts: 35

Rounds: 198

Kos: 80%

Record: 32-3, 28Ko’s

WBA Featherweight Champion: June 8 1985 –June 23 1986

International Boxing Hall of Fame: Class of 2005

 

February 28th

1908: Abe Attell KO7 Eddie Kelly

1913: Pete Herman ND6 Lew Tendler

1916: Benny Leonard NWS10 Rocky Kansas

1918: Peter Kane born

1933: Freddie Miller W10 Baby Arizmendi

1938: Henry Armstrong KO2 Charley Burns

1947: Gus Lesnevich KO10 Billy Fox

1949: Ezzard Charles W15 Joey Maxim

1952: English boxing manager and Queensberry Promotions CEO Frank Warren was born was born in Islington, London, England

1961: Barry McGuigan born in Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland

1962: Cassius Clay KO4 Don Warner

1964: Sugar Ramos KO6 Mitsunori Seki

1971: Shozo Saijyo W15 Frankie Crawford

1973: Jose Napoles KO7 Ernie Lopez

1974: Kuniaki Shibata W15 Ricardo Arredondo

1976: Elisha Obed KO2 Tony Gardner

1980: Lucian Bute born in Pechea, Galați, Socialist Republic of Romania

1981: Matthew Muhammad KO11 Vonzell Johnson

1987: Marseille, France bantamweight Jean-Claude Vinci losing on points to fellow countryman

Lionel Jean of brain injuries following the bout

Khaosai Galaxy KO14 Elly Pical

1989: Vince Phillips age 26 debuts TKO2 Octavio Guardado

1992: Muangchai Kittikasem KO9 Sot Chitalada

1993: Al Cole W12 Uriah Grant

1997: Wayne Braithwaite age 22 debuts TKO4 John Douglas

1998: Stevie Johnston W12 George Scott

2004: Markus Beyer W12 Andre Thysse

Miguel Cotto KO4 Victoriano Sosa

Erik Morales W12 Jesus Chavez

2008: Dimitri Kirilov D 2 Cecilio Santos

2009: Juan Manuel Marquez KO9 Juan Diaz

Chris John D12 Rocky Juarez   

Billy Joe Saunders age 20 debuts TKO2 Attila Molnar

James DeGale age 23 debuts W4 Vepkhia Tchilaia

2013: Oxandia Castillo TKO2 Hanna Gabriels

2015: Carl Frampton TKO5 Chris Avalos

Tyson Fury RTD8 Christian Hammer

Kumiko Seeser Ikehara TD1 Jessebelle Pagaduan

Melissa McMorrow SD10 Kenia Enriquez

Jackie Nava TKO6 Mayra Gomez       

Delfine Persoon TKO8 Florence Muthoni

Román González TKO3 Valentin Leon

2020: Daniela Romina Bermúdez KO9 Alys Sanchez

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