This Day in Boxing History. The History listed below is for the date of April 9. Enjoy!
1928: Corp. Izzy Schwartz W 15 Routier Parra, NYC. Retains New York World Flyweight Title.
1955: Ike Williams D 10 Beau Jack, Augusta, GA.
1981: Samuel Serrano W 15 Yasutsune Uehara, Wakayama, Japan. Regains WBA Super Featherweight Title.
1988: Evander (Real Deal) Holyfield KO 8 Carlos DeLeon, Las Vegas. Unifies World Cruiserweight Title.
1992: Gianfranco Rosi KO 6 Angel Hernandez, Celano, Italy. Retains IBF Super Welterweight Title.
1994: Pernell (Sweet Pea) Whitaker W 12 Santos Cardona, Norfolk, VA. Retains World Welterweight Title.
Tracy Harris Patterson W 12 Richard Duran, Reno. Retains WBC Super Bantamweight Title.
1998: Former WBA Heavyweight Champion and 1976 Olympic bronze medalist John Tate, 43, dies in an auto accident, resulting from a stroke caused by a brain tumor in Knoxville, Tenn.
2000: The Philadelphia police arrest and charge former 2-division champion Meldrick Taylor, 33, with assaulting the mother of his two children.
2005: Marco Antonio Barrera KO 2 Mzonke Fana, El Paso, TX. Retains WBC Super Featherweight Title.
2011: Marcos Maidana W 12 Erik Morales, Las Vegas. Referee: Tony Weeks | judge: Richard Houck 114-114 | judge: Jerry Roth 116-112 | judge: Adalaide Byrd 116-112.
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