This Day in Boxing History. The History listed below is for the date of March 5. Enjoy!
1886: Freddie Welsh born Frederick Hall Thomas.
1913: Frank Klaus W disq. 15 Billy Papke, Paris. Wins vacant World Middleweight Title.
1934: Barney Ross D 10 Frankie Klick, San Francisco. Retains World Super Lightweight Title.
1943: Beau Jack W 12 Fritzie Zivic, NYC.
Billy Backus born.
1948: Gus Lesnevich KO 1 Billy Fox, NYC. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title.
1951: Ike Williams W 10 Beau Jack, Providence.
1954: Paddy De Marco W 15 Jimmy Carter, NYC. Wins World Lightweight Title.
1960: Freddie Roach born.
1965: Ernest Terrell W 15 Eddie Machen, Chicago. Wins vacant WBA Heavyweight Title.
1977: John Conteh KO 3 Len Hutchins, Liverpool. Retains WBC Light Heavyweight Title.
Eddie Gazo W 15 Miguel Castellini, Managua. Wins WBA Super Welterweight Title.
1988: Sumbu Kalambay W 12 Mike (The Bodysnatcher) McCallum, Pesaro, Italy. Retains WBA Middleweight Title.
1989: Tony Lopez W 12 Rocky Lockridge, Sacramento. Retains IBF Super Featherweight Title.
1994: James (Lights Out) Toney KO 4 Tim Littles, Los Angeles. Retains IBF Super Middleweight Title.
Oscar De La Hoya KO 10 Jimmi Bredahl, Los Angeles.
2005: Jeff Lacy KO 7 Rubin Williams, Las Vegas. Retains IBF Super Middleweight Title.
Jose Luis Castillo KO 10 Julio Diaz, Las Vegas. Retains World Lightweight Title.
2011: Zab Judah KO 7 Kaizer Mabuza, Newark, NJ. Regains (vacant) IBF Super Lightweight Title.
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