July 4, 1910: Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States. PRE-FIGHT: In 1910, former undefeated heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries came out of retirement to challenge Johnson. The beloved former champion said, “I am going int...July 4, 1910: Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States. PRE-FIGHT: In 1910, former undefeated heavyweight champion James…

July 4, 1910: Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States. PRE-FIGHT: In 1910, former undefeated heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries came out of retirement to challenge Johnson. The beloved former champion said, “I am going int...July 4, 1910: Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States. PRE-FIGHT: In 1910, former undefeated heavyweight champion James…

June 28,  1997: TYSON BITES HOLYFIELD'S EAR  -   In a wild rematch, Evander Holyfield retains the WBA heavyweight boxing championship after his opponent, Mike Tyson, is disqualified for biting Holyfield's ear during the third round of their fight in Las Vegas.

June 28, 1997: TYSON BITES HOLYFIELD'S EAR - In a wild rematch, Evander Holyfield retains the WBA heavyweight boxing championship after his opponent, Mike Tyson, is disqualified for biting Holyfield's ear during the third round of their fight in Las Vegas.

Jimmy Braddock Beats Max Baer Next Schmeling. Heavyweight Boxing June 14 1935 B4

Jimmy Braddock Beats Max Baer Next Schmeling. Heavyweight Boxing June 14 1935 B4

. @anthony_joshua on the cover of #ringmagazine @eddiehearn @matchroomboxing #realrecognizereal #heavyweight #boxing #champion #UK #BOKS #BOXEO

. @anthony_joshua on the cover of #ringmagazine @eddiehearn @matchroomboxing #realrecognizereal #heavyweight #boxing #champion #UK #BOKS #BOXEO

American boxer Cassius Clay during training for his World Heavyweight Boxing Championship fight against Sonny Listen at Miami Beach Florida 17th...

American boxer Cassius Clay during training for his World Heavyweight Boxing Championship fight against Sonny Listen at Miami Beach Florida 17th...

1938 Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling Poster Heavyweight Boxing Fight Yankee Stadium

Details about 1938 Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling Poster Heavyweight Boxing Fight Yankee Stadium

1938 Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling Poster Heavyweight Boxing Fight Yankee Stadium

June 10, 1946: Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion boxer, died at St. Agnes Hospital in Raleigh.

June 10, 1946: Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion boxer, died at St. Agnes Hospital in Raleigh.

TKO! Dismantling the racist machine: Ward crushes Kovalev to retain light heavyweight boxing title - Andre Ward Fan Site (32-0)

TKO! Dismantling the racist machine: Ward crushes Kovalev to retain light heavyweight boxing title - Andre Ward Fan Site (32-0)

Gloves and robe worn by Muhammad Ali, three-time heavyweight boxing champion, about 1975

Gloves and robe worn by Muhammad Ali, three-time heavyweight boxing champion, about 1975

Ingemar Johansson: Swedish Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Ingemar Johansson: Swedish Heavyweight Boxing Champion

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