Iron Mike knocks down Trevor Berbick in Las Vegas- Only 20 years old Mike Tyson takes a shot at the title, knocks out Trevor Berbick in round 2 and and wins WBC heavyweight championship. The bully from Brooklyn becomes a champ. if he only stayed that way.
It took George Foreman 275 sec. to become the heavyweight champion. in those seconds, Joe Frazier, who held the title, discovered how it feels like when your head is punched by a hammer, meaning Foreman fists.
Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney, A new champ is born- Two boxing legends met on the ring in Philadelphia and a new champion was born – Gene Tunney defeated Jack Dempsey in 10 rounds (a points win) and won the world heavyweight boxing title.
A new heavyweight champion is born- After 12 rounds of hard ass bloody fighting, Rocky Marciano, half blind, found an opening, a short hard right blow to Jersey Joe Walcott’s head and the soon to be ex heavyweight champion fell down in a knockout.