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George Foreman’s First Heavyweight Title

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When did George Foreman first win the Heavyweight Boxing Championship and who did he defeat?

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On January 22, 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica, George Foreman beat Joe Frazier by TKO in the second round of their heavyweight championship fight to win his first title.

Oldest to Win Heavyweight Boxing Championship

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Who is the oldest boxer to win the heavyweight title?

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On November 4, 1994, at the age of 45, George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their title fight in Las Vegas to become the oldest heavyweight boxer to win a title.

First Heavyweight Title for Muhammad Ali

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When did boxing great Muhammad Ali win his first heavyweight title and who did he defeat?

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Muhammad Ali won his first heavyweight title on February 25, 1964 in a title fight in Miami, Florida. He defeated Sonny Liston when Liston failed to answer the bell in the 7th round.

Only One to go 15 Rounds with the Rocky Marciano

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Who is the only boxer to go 15 rounds with heavyweight Rocky Marciano?

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Rocky Marciano won the heavyweight title in 1952 and held the title until his retirement in 1956. In his boxing career he had 49 fights, all of which he won with 43 won by knockout. The only person to go 15 rounds with Rocky Marciano was Ezzard Charles in a title fight in 1954, which Marciano won by a unanimous decision. The two fought again later that same year and Marciano knocked out Charles in the 8th round.