HENRY ARMSTRONG BEATEN – Twenty bout win streak ends
October 4, 1940 – Henry Armstrong lost the World Welterweight boxing title to Fritsie Zivic after successfully defending it 20 times.
Armstrong once held three titles at one time. He won the featherweight title in 1937, and the lightweight and welterweight crowns in 1938.
Joe Louis held the World Heavyweight title longer than anyone in boxing history. He held it for 12 years. Ring Magazine selected Louis as fighter of the year four times.
The Long Count
The famous long-count between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney took place in Chicago in1932. Continue reading Boxing Trivia Tidbits | Joe Louis | Max Baer