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Various Trivia

Largest Paid Attendence-------------132,247 Chavez Vs Haugen Estadio Stadium 1993

Boxers Who's first fight was for a world Title
Jack Shelley Ko8 By George Dixon In New Orleans 1892
Pete Rademacher Ko6 By Floyd Patterson In Seattle 1957
Rafael Lovera Ko4 By Luis Estaba In Caracas 1975

Last Schedueled 20 round world title fight: Joe Louis Ko11 Bob Pastor Detroit 1939
Last World Title fight to go more than 15 rounds: Mike McTigue W20 Battling Siki 1923
Least Number Of fights to win a Title: Saensak Muangsurin WBC light welterweight 3rd Pro bout

Oldest Fighter To Fight For World TitleArchie Moore W 15 Glulio Rinaldi - 47 years olds (1961)
Most World Title Fights: J C Chavez 33

Champions with more than 25 title fights
Joe Louis 27----Henry Armstrong---26---Muhammad Ali---25
Most Championship rounds fought: Emile Griffith----339

First Southpaw champions:
Heavy Micheal Moorer 1992
Cruiser Marvin Carmel 1980
Light Heavy George Nichols 1932
Super Middle Graciano Rocchigiani 1988
Middle Al McCoy 1914
Light Middle Maurice Hope 1979
Welter Young Corbett III 1933
Light Welter Sandro Lopopolo 1966
Lightweight Juan Zarita 1944
Super Feather Flash Elorde 1960
Feather Freddie Miller 1933
Super Bantam Wilfredo Gomez 1977
Bantam Jimmy Carruthers 1952
Super Fly Jiro Watanabe 1982
Flyweight Hiroyuki Eibihara 1963
Light Fly Yoko Gushiken 1976
Straweight Ratanapol Sowvoraphin 1992

Has there ever been a double Ko In a world Title fight???
Yes; Ad Wolgast Vs Joe Rivers Los Angeles 1912 Both went down In the 13th and the Ref picked up the champ Wolgast held him and counted Rivers out Ha ha
Most Bizarre Ending to a championship fight ???
Billy Papke Vs George Bernard--Bernard fell asleep in his corner between the 6th and 7th rounds In Paris 1912 !! He could'nt be woken and lost by retirement!! He later claimed later that he was drugged Ha Ha
Highest Number of Inside the distance wins: Archie Moore 145--Young Stribling--126--Billy Byrd---125
Fighters to win & lose Title In 1 round: John Mugabi, Al Singer

Shortest Title Fights
Heavyweight-----James J Jeffries Vs Jack Finnegan Ko1 (0.55) April 6 1900
Cruiserweight----James Warring Vs James Pritchard Ko1 (0.24) September 6 1991
Light Heavyweight-----Gus Lesnevich Vs Billy Fox Ko1 (1.58) March 5 1948
Super Middleweight---Roy Jones Vs Antoine Byrd Ko1 (2.06) March 18 1995
Middleweight----Bernard Hopkins Vs Steve Frank Ko1 (0.24) January 27 1996
Junior Middleweight-----Julio Cesar Vasquez Vs Aquillino Asprilla Ko1 (0.47) Febuary 22 1993
Welterweight----Lloyd Honeyghan Vs Gene Hatcher Ko1 (0.45) August 30 1987
Junior Welterweight-----Akinobu Hiranaka Vs Edwin Rosario Ko1 (1.32) April 10 1992
Lightweight------Tony Canzoneri Vs Al Singer Ko1 (1.06) November 14 1930
Junior Lightweight----Genaro Hernandez Vs Raul Perez Tech Draw (0.28) April 26 1993
Featherweight-----Kuniaki Shibata Vs Raul Cruz Ko1 (2.04) June 3 1971
Junior Featherweight--Ji Won Kim Vs Seung II Suh Ko1 (1.06) October 19 1985
Bantamweight-----Sixto Escobar Vs Indian Quintana Ko1 (1.49) October 13 1936
Junior Bantamweight----Joo Do Chun Vs Diego de Villa Ko1 (2.35) March 17 1984
Flyweight-----Spider Plander Vs Frankie Genaro Ko1 (0.58) March 2 1929
Junior Flyweight-----Myung Woo Yuh Vs Eduardo Tunon Ko1 (2.46) March 1 1987
Straweight-----Ricardo Lopez Vs Yamil Caraballo Ko1 (1.10) December 10 1994
Most consecutive knockouts-------- Lamar Clark - 44 (1958-1960)
Albert "chalky" Wright, died when he drowned in a bathtub.
Floyd Patterson was knocked down more than any other modern Heavyweight champion, 16 times!

Longest uninterrupted title reigns
Heavyweight: Joe Louis (11 years 7 months)
Crusierweight: Anacelet Wamba (4 years 10 months)
Light heavyweight: Archie Moore (9 years 2 months)
Super Middleweight: Chong Pal Park (3 years 6 months)
Middleweight: Carlos Monzon (6 years 9 months)
Jr. Middleweight: Gianfranco Rosi (5 years 2 months)
Welterweight: Freddie Cochrane (4 years 6 months)
Jr. Welterweight: Julio Cesar Chavez (4 years 8 months)
Lightweight: Benny Leonard (7 years 8 months)
Jr. Lightweight: Flash Elorde (7 years 3 months)
Featherweight: Johnny Kilbane (11 years 4 months)
Jr. Featherweight: Wilfredo Gomez (5 years 10 months)
Bantamweight: Orlando Canizales (6 years 5 months)
Jr. Bantamweight: Khaosai Galaxy (7 years 1 month)
Flyweight: Jimmy Wilde (7 years 4 months)
Jr. Flyweight: Myung Woo Yuh (6 years)
Strawweight: Ricardo Lopez (6 years 2 months and counting)

Here are 3 fighters who went undefeated in their carrer:
1. Rocky Marciano 49-0
2. Jack McAuliffe 33-0-9 and 3 no contests
3. Laszlo Papp 27-0-2

Most first round knockouts in a carrer
1.Young Otto (42)
2. Tiger Jack Fox (30)
3. Jack Dempsey (26)
4. Sean O'Grady (24)
5. Buddy Baer (23)

Youngest pro debut by a fighter:
1. Baby Arizmendi age 10
2. Teddy Baldock age 14
3. Al McCoy age 14
4. Battling Nelson age 14
5. Georges Carpentier age 14

Wilfred Benitez is the youngest man to ever win a world title when at the age of 17 years and 3 months he won the jr. welterweight title.

World title holders with the Fewest fights:
1. Saensak Muangsurin (3)
2. Muangchai Kittikasem (6)
3. Paul Weir (6)

Speaking of Carnera in his title loss to Baer he was knocked down 13 times
Heavyweight champ Primo Carnera weighed 22 pounds.....at birth!!!
Name a fighter that knocked out both father and son?? Jersey Joe Walcott KO'd Harold Johnson in the fifties and his father Phil in the 30's.
Last 15 round non title fight? 8-27-90 Buck Smith-Harold Brazier Rematch. 15 round No Decision
Longest unbeaten streak? Hal Bagwell 183 1938--1948
First to win a world title on disqualifacation? Pedlar Palmer against Billy Plimmer Nov 25 1885 in London
First Black Ref in a world title fight? Zack Clayton who handled Joe Walcott Vs Ezzard Charles on June 5 , 1952
Most consecutive knockouts? Lamar Clark 44
First Radio Commentary of a fight? Packey O'Gatty Vs Frankie Burns on the undercard of Dempsey--Carpentier
Biggest weight difference in a fight? Fitzsimmons 174 vs Dunkhorst 315
World Champions who lost there professional debut: Alexis Arguello, Bruno Arcari, Henry Armstrong, Rodolfo Blanco, Jack Britton, Joe Brown, Victor Callejas, Miguel Canto, Freddie Castillo, Jesus Castillo, Frank Cedeno, Chang-Ho Choi, Billy Conn, Roberto Cruz, Carlos Teo Cruz, Pipino Cuevas, Jose Dundee, Harry Forbes, Nestor Giovanni, S T Gordon, Bernard Hopkins, Daniel Jiminez, Sung Jun Kim, Tae-Shik Kim, Tippy Larkin, Alfredo Layne, Benny Leonard, Benny Lynch, Tacy Macalos, Eddie Martin, Manny Melchor, Manuel Ortiz, Freddie Pendleton, Eddie Perkins, Bonecrusher Smith, Seung-Il Suk, Wilfredo Vasquez, Mike Weaver, Prince Charles Williams.

Youngest Men To Win Titles In Each Division.
Heavyweight
Mike Tyson: 20 years 4 months 22 days
Cruiserweight
Carlos De Leon:21 years 6 months 20 days
Light Heavyweight
Michael Moorer: 21 years 21 days
Super Middleweight
Darrin Van Horn: 22 years 8 months 11 days
Middleweight
Al McCoy: 19 years 5 months 14 days
Junior Middleweight
Darrin Van Horn: 20 years 4 months 28 days
Welterweight
Pipino Cuevas: 18 years 6 months 20 days
Junior Welterweight
Wilfred Benitez: 17 years 5 months 24 days
Lightweight
Edwin Rosario: 20 years 1 month 17 days
Junior Lightweight
Ben Villaflor: 19 years 5 months 15 days
Featherweight
Tony Canzoneri: 18 years 11 months 18 days
Super Bantamweight
Julio Gervacio: 20 years 1 month 11 days
Bantamweight
Teddy Baldock: 18 years 11 months 15 days
Super Flyweight
Cesar Polanco: 18 years 2 months 17 days
Flyweight
Joe Symonds: 19 years 4 months 18 days
Junior Flyweight
Netrnoi Vorasingh: 19 years 14 days
Strawweight
Hiroki Ioka: 18 years 9 months 10 days

Oldest Men To Win Titles In Each Division.
Heavyweight
George Foreman: 45 years 10 months 25 days
Cruiserweight
James Warring: 33 years 9 months 11 days
Light Heavyweight
Bob Fitzsimmons: 40 years 5 months 30 days
Super Middleweight
Sugarboy Malinga: 36 years 2 months 20 days
Middleweight
Roberto Duran: 37 years 8 months 8 days
Junior Middleweight
Gianfranco Rossi: 38 years 9 months 9 days
Welterweight
Jack Britton: 33 years 5 months 3 days
Junior Welterweight
Juan Martin Coggi: 34 years 24 days
Lightweight
Claude Noel: 33 years 1 month 18 days
Junior Lightweight
Azumah Nelson: 37 years 2 months 12 days
Featherweight
Eder Jofre: 37 years 1 month 10 days
Super Bantamweight
Daniel Zaragoza: 37 years 5 months 26 days
Bantamweight
Johnny Buff: 33 years 3 months 11 days
Super Flyweight
Santos Laciar: 28 years 3 months 16 days
Flyweight
Dado Marino: 33 years 11 months 6 days
Junior Flyweight
Luis Estaba: 34 years 1 month
Strawweight
Samuth Sithnaruepol: 28 years 10 months 7 days

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