Tag: History

A Wall of Security Forms at Lennox Lewis & Mike Tyson’s Showdown

📅On June 8th, 2002 – 18 years ago on this day, we were given this unique, chaotic scene proceeding the mega-anticipated fight between the LINEAL/IBF/WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World 👑🥇🇬🇧Lennox Lewis (39-2-1, 30KO👊), and the former Undisputed, and baddest man on the planet 🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (49-3-0, 43KO👊👊). For those who remember, Continue reading “A Wall of Security Forms at Lennox Lewis & Mike Tyson’s Showdown”

Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History

By Tré Berry III🖊️| 04/15/2020

That was round 1 of 👑🇺🇸Marvelous Marvin Hagler (60-2-2, 51KO👊) and 🇺🇸Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (40-1-0, 35KO👊👊) legendary 🗓️April 15th, 1984 clash 36 years to the day. Hagler would go on to defend his ♛RING-MAGAZINE, WBA, WBC & IBF Middleweight Titles in an 💣explosive finish by knocking Hearns out, putting him away for good in the 3rd round. Continue reading “Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History”

Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)

MIKE TYSON VS. MICHAEL SPINKS

Fight Date – 📅June 27th, 1988

Location – 🏟️Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.A.

On The Line – Mike Tyson’s WBA, WBC, IBF Heavyweight Titles & Michael Spinks 👑LINEAL/RING Heavyweight World Championship Belt

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This was the meeting that boxing needed to officially put to rest the dispute at Heavyweight as to who was the Champion, as two undefeated great fighters would meet at the Convention Hall of in front of roughly 20,000 in attendance.  🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (34-0-0, 30KO👊👊) at the age of Continue reading “Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)”

A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)

MATTHEW SAAD MUHAMMAD VS. JERRY MARTIN

Fight Date – 📅September 26, 1981

Location – 🏟️Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

On The Line – WBC Light-Heavyweight Title (Muhammad 8th defense of title)

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In the early rounds it was 🇺🇸Jerry Martin (22-2-0, 15KO👊) (the WBC #2 challenger) who pushed the pace of the fight, but the challenger would find himself hurt in the third round as a result of 🇺🇸Matthew Saad Muhammad (30-3-2, 22KO👊) landing a series of lefts and rights to the head. Continue reading “A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)”