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Jack Dempsey faces wrestler in first-ever crossover bout? (Brutal video)

Jack Dempsey KO/TKO/All But Murders Cowboy Luttrell. Date: July 1, 1940Location: Ponce De Leon Park, Atlanta, GA USARules: Boxing and Wrestling??Division: HeavyweightWeights: Dempsey 211 lbs; Luttrell 236 lbs Dempsey vs Luttrell wasn't a sanctioned boxing match as the great Dempsey's last official boxing fight had occurred 13 years prior - a...

André the Giant vs boxer Chuck Wepner 1976 | Facts, stats, video

Event: Andre the Giant vs Chuck Wepner Date: June 25, 1976Venue: Shea StadiumLocation: New York City Match Time Limit:10 Rounds / 3-minute rounds Referee: John StanleyCommentators: Vince McMahon Despite sharing a nearly identical workspace and having spent decades under the jurisdiction of the same state legislative bodies, boxing and wrestling are...

Tyson vs Holmes: How Don King stacked the odds for Iron Mike

Most fight fans don't understand the business end of boxing. And many probably don't want to. Despite being the purest of all sports, boxing, like the NFL, NBA, and MLB, is a business, too, and decisions are often made based on their perceived long-term financial repercussions....

Tyson vs Douglas odds: Some lost a fortune

In 2020, ESPN premiered a documentary in its 30 For 30 series titled 42 to 1. The documentary is about the epic February 1990 heavyweight championship fight between Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas which resulted in one of the biggest upsets in sports history.Douglas would KO Tyson who was...

Tyson vs Tucker: The underrated, long forgotten drama

Mike Tyson is a boxing legend who gave us many memorable moments in the ring. And quite naturally, we're still discussing some of his fights decades later. Tyson's epic showdowns with Michael Spinks, Trevor Berbick, Evander Holyfield, Larry Holmes, Lennox Lewis, Buster Douglas, Razor Ruddock, Frank Bruno, Alex...

Holyfield vs Cooper | Facts, Stats & Video

Evander Holyfield (Champion) TKO 7 Bert Cooper Date: November 23, 1991 Location:The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Referee: Mills Lane Scoring Thru 6 Rounds:58-54 - Holyfield59-54 - Holyfield59-53 - Holyfield Titles:World Boxing Association Heavyweight TitleInternational Boxing Federation Heavyweight Title Broadcast:HBO World Championship Boxing Holyfield vs Cooper Facts &...

Bowe vs Tillery (1991) | WWE Infiltrates Boxing (Video)

Event: Riddick Bowe vs Elijah TilleryDivision: HeavyweightDate: October 29, 1991Location: Convention Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USABowe vs Tillery Facts & Stats Bizarre fight! Where were Hulk Hogan and Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan?Riddick Bowe (27-0) vs Elijah Tillery (23-4)Bowe dominated the first round and dropped Tillery.After...

Joe Louis vs Billy Conn: Facts, stats & video

Event: Joe Louis vs Billy Conn Title: World Heavyweight (Louis defending) Location: Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USA Weights: Louis 199½ lbs, Conn 174 lbs (However, it was believed Louis was closer to 204 lbs and Conn 169) Ages: Louis 28, Conn 24 Louis vs Conn Facts &...

Shortest fight ever?

Jimmy Thunder KO 1 Crawford Grimsley at 0:13 in round 1 of 10 Date: March 18, 1997Location: IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA Broadcast: USA Tuesday Night Fights Division: Heavyweight Referee: Monte Oswald Weights:Thunder 231½ lbs, Grimsley 233 lbs Is this bout the shortest fight ever? Thunder vs Grimsley...

Tyson vs Spinks: Fact, stats & video

Event: Mike Tyson vs Michael SpinksTitles: Undisputed (Tyson defending) and Lineal (Spinks defending) Date: June 27, 1988 Location: Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA Referee: Frank Cappuccino Promoter: Don King  Titles: World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (7th defense of Tyson)World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title (6th...