Friday, April 25, 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Kessler vs. Froch 4/24/10

Mikkel Kessler vs. Carl Froch 1

April 24, 2010


On this day in fistiana in Herning Denmark, Mikkel Kessler defeated Carl Froch by unanimous decision for the WBC Super Middleweight Title.

On this day in fistiana... V. Klitschko vs. C. Sanders 4/24/04

Vitali Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders

April 24, 2004


On this day in fistiana at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, Vitali Klitschko avenged the kayo defeat of his brother with a systematic drubbing of the late Corrie Sanders.

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C - BFTP Matty Matthews

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C

Today's Blast-From-The-Past featured Matty Matthews

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Rahman vs. Lewis 4/22/01


Hasim Rahman vs. Lennox Lewis 1

April 22, 2001

On this day in fistiana in South Africa, Lennox Lewis is upset by American Hasim Rahman for the Heavyweight Championship of the World.

#fistiana Michael Moorer vs. Evander Holyfield 1 4/22/94

Michael Moorer vs. Evander Holyfield 1

April 22, 1994


On this day in fistiana in Las Vegas, NV, Evander Holyfield seemed to be having a heart attack but never gave up against Michael Moorer. Meanwhile Teddy Atlas, Moorer's trainer, catapulted himself to stardom with a dramatic, scene-stealing effort in the corner.


On this day in fistiana... Franklin vs. Johnson 4/22/79

Matthew Franklin vs. Marvin Johnson
(Matthew Saad Muhammad)                                   
April 22, 1979


On this day in fistiana in Indianapolis IN, light heavies Matthew Saad Muhammad and Marvin Johnson went to war! 


On this day in fistiana... Frazier vs. Zyglewicz 4/22/69

 Frazier vs. Dave Zyglewicz

April 22, 1969

On this day in fistiana in Houston Texas, Smokin' Joe Frazier made a very quick defense of yes NYSAC Heavyweight Title. 


Saturday, April 19, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Calzaghe vs. Hopkins 4/19/08

Joe Calzaghe vs. Bernard Hopkins

April 19, 2008


On this day in fistiana in Las Vegas, Nevada, Bernard Hopkins finally starts to look his age against the high volume, swarming attack of Joe Calzaghe.

On this day in fistiana... Hopkins vs. Jackson 4/19/97

Bernard Hopkins vs. John David Jackson

April 19, 1997


On this day in fistiana in Shreveport, LA, Bernard Hopkins made his fourth successful title defense against John David Jackson.

On this day in fistiana... Holyfield vs. Foreman 4/19/91

Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman

April 19, 1991


On this day in fistiana in Atlantic City, NJ, Evander Holyfield turns back the spirited challenge of the revivified Big George Foreman.

Friday, April 18, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Klassen vs. Baloyi 4/18/09

Malcolm Klassen vs. Cassius Baloyi

April 18, 2009


On this day in fistiana... Jones vs. Barrera 2 4/18/97

Junior Jones vs. Marco Antonio Barrera 2

April 18, 1997


Talkin' Boxing with Billy C- BFTP Battling Levinsky

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C

Today's Blast-From-The-Past featured Battling Levinsky

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

On this day in fistiana… Andre Berto vs. Carlos Quintana 4/10/10

Andre Berto vs. Carlos Quintana

April 10, 2010


On this day in fistiana in Sunrise, Florida, Andre Berto defended the WBC Welterweight Title against Carlos Quintana.

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C -BFTP Carl "Bobo" Olson

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C

Today's Blast-From-The-Past featured Carl "Bobo" Olson

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Maidana vs. Morales 4/9/11

Marcos Maidana vs. Erik Morales

April 9, 2011


On this day in fistiana on a stacked card from Las Vegas, Marcos Maidana defeated El Terrible, Erik Morales, for a vacant, interim something-or-other, more importantly of course it was El fucking Terrible.

On this day in fistiana... Holyfield vs. DeLeon 4/9/88

Evander Holyfield vs. Carlos DeLeon

April 9, 1988


On this day in fistiana at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, NV, Evander Holyfield unified the cruiserweight title, here picking up the WBC strap with a KO over Carlos DeLeon.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Rubio vs. Lemieux 4/8/11


Marco Antonio Rubio vs. David Lemieux

April 8, 2011


On this day in fistiana in Montreal, veteran middleweight Marco Antonio Rubio handed David Lemieux his first loss.



On this day in fistiana... Gonzalez vs. Hasegawa 4/8/11


Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Hozumi Hasegawa

April 8, 2011


On this day in fistiana in Kobe, Japan, Jhonny Gonzalez defeated Hozumi Hasegawa for the WBC Featherweight Title.

On this day in fistiana... Seldon vs. Tucker 4/8/95

On this day in fistiana...

Bruce Seldon vs. Tony Tucker

April 8, 1995



This bout was part of a 12 bout Don King mega-card that also included Santana-Norris 2, McCall vs. Holmes and Trinidad vs. Turner.

On this day in fistiana... Santana vs. Norris 2 4/8/95


Luis Santana vs. Terry Norris 2
April 8, 1995


Before there was Bowe-Golota there was Terry Norris getting disqualified, again, versus Luis Santana. This peculiar bout was part of a 12 bout Don King mega-card that also included McCall vs. Holmes and Trinidad vs. Turner.



Saturday 8 April 1995

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
commission: Nevada Athletic Commission

On this day in fistiana... Trinidad vs. Turner 4/8/95

On this day in fistiana...

Felix "Tito" Trinidad vs. Roger Turner

April 8, 1995

Back on this day in 1995, Tito fought the main event atop a twelve bout Don King mega-card Pay-Per-View from Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.



Saturday 8 April 1995

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
commission: Nevada Athletic Commission

On this day in fistiana... McCall vs. Holmes 4/8/95

On this day in fistiana...

Oliver McCall vs. Larry Holmes

April 8, 1992
This bout was part of a 12 bout Don King mega-card that also included Santana-Norris 2Bruce Seldon vs. Tony Tucker and Trinidad vs. Turner. 

On this day in fistiana... Gomez vs. Lopez 4/8/78


Wilfredo Gomez vs. Juan Antiono Lopez

April 8, 1978


On this day in fistiana in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Wilfredo Gomez successfully defended his WBC Super Bantamweight Title against Juan Antonio Lopez.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Roldan vs. Kinchen 4/6/87

Juan Domingo Roldan vs. 
James "The Heat" Kinchen

April 6, 1987


On this day in fistiana, from the undercard of Leonard-Hagler., Juan Roldan defeats Kinchen before Sugar Ray shocks the world.

On this day in fistiana... Hagler vs. Leonard April 6, 1987

Sugar Ray Leonard vs. 
Marvelous Marvin Hagler

April 6, 1987

On this day in fistiana in a parking lot at Caesar's in Las Vegas, NV, Sugar Ray Leonard used sheer fistic wizardry to nullify the Marvelous One through 36 minutes. One of the biggest upsets of the modern era, Leonard-Hagler was also one of the richest and most hyped, until Tyson-Spinks dwarfed it a little over a year later. On the undercard Juan Domingo Roldan battled James Kinchen and Irish Micky Ward scored his 13th win as a pro.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Hopkins vs. Jones 2 4/3/10

Bernard Hopkins vs. Roy Jones Jr 2

April 3, 2010


On this day in fistiana in Las Vegas, Bernard Hopkins scored a mean, ugly, whiny sort of revenge upon Roy Jones Jr, too many years too late for it to mean all that much to anyone but Hopkins, himself.

On this day in fistiana... Trinidad vs. Zulu 4/3/98

Felix Trinidad vs. Mahenge Zulu

April 3, 1998


On this day in fistiana in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, the beloved Felix Tito Trinidad scored a KO win over challenger Mahenge Zulu.

On this day in fistiana... Haugen vs. Mancini 4/3/92


Greg Haugen vs. Ray Mancini

April 3, 1992


Talkin' Boxing with Billy C --BFTP Emile Griffith

Talkin' Boxing with Billy C

Today's Blast-From-The-Past featured Emile Griffith

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

On this day in fistiana... Byrd vs. Klitschko 4/1/00

Chris Byrd vs. Vitali Klitschko

April 1, 2000


On this day in fistiana in Berlin, Germany, Chris Byrd made Vitali Klitschko quit in the corner after dislocating his shoulder from missing. 

On this day in fistiana... Brown vs. Trice 2 4/1/90


Simon Brown vs. Tyrone Trice 2

April 1, 1990

On this day in fistiana in Washington, DC, Simon Brown defeated Tyrone Trice, again, in an IBF Welterweight Championship rematch.

KOFantasyBoxing Video Wrap-Up --From Twin River

KOFantasyBoxing Video Wrap-Up

Chris Chatman vs. Grady Brewer
"Bring It On"
March 28, 2014
Twin River Event Center, Lincoln, RI