This Day in Boxing History - March 11
By Richey S Jones, Doghouse Boxing (March 11, 2015)
On this day in History: Evander Holyfield KO 10 Michael Dokes.
This Day in Boxing History. The History listed below is for the date of March 11. Enjoy!
1903: Joe Gans KO 11 Steve Crosby, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Retains World Lightweight Title.
1917: Jimmy Wilde KO 4 George Clark, London. Retains World Flyweight Title.
1928: Virgil Akins born.
1947: Manuel Ortiz W 15 Harold Dade, Los Angeles. Regains World Bantamweight Title.
1975: John Conteh KO 5 Lonnie Bennett, London. Retains WBC Light Heavyweight Title.
1977: Eddie Gregory W 10 Matthew Franklin, Philadelphia.
1978: Rocky Mattioli KO 7 Elisha Obed, Melbourne. Retains WBC Super Welterweight Title.
1984: Mark Medal KO 5 Earl Hargrove, Atlantic City. Wins IBF Super Welterweight Title.
1988: Graciano Rocchigiani KO 8 Vincent Boulware, Dusseldorf. Wins vacant Super Middleweight Title.
1989: Evander (Real Deal) Holyfield KO 10 Michael Dokes, Las Vegas. Great fight!
1995: Riddick (Big Daddy) Bowe KO 6 Herbie Hide, Las Vegas.
Dariusz Michalczewski KO 2 Roberto Dominguez, Colonge, Germany.
Hector Acero-Sanchez W 12 Julio Gervacio, Atlantic City. Retains WBC Super Bantamweight Title.
2000: Juan Carlos Gomez KO 2 Mohamed Siluvangi, Hansehalle, Luebeck, Germany. Retains WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Sven Ottke W 12 Lloyd Bryan, Magdeburg, Germany. Retains IBF Super Middleweight Title.
Naseem Hamed KO 4 Vuyani Bungu, London. Retains World Featherweight Title.
Veerapol Sahaprom W 12 Adan Vargas, Sa Kaew, Thailand. Retains WBC Bantamweight Title.
2001: Celes Kobayashi KO 10 Leo Gamez, Tokyo, Japan. Wins WBA Super Flyweight Title.
2005: Eric Ortiz KO 7 Jose Antonio Aguirre, Mexico City. Wins vacant Junior Flyweight Title.
2006: Felix Sturm W 12 Maselino Masoe, Hamburg, Germany.
Wladimir Sidorenko Draw 12 Ricardo Cordoba, Hamburg, Germany. Retains WBA Bantamweight Title.
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