August 18, 1958 in History

Event:

Floyd Patterson TKOs Roy Harris in 13 for heavyweight boxing title





Floyd Patterson History:
December 4, 1961 - Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
March 13, 1961 - Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavywgt boxing title
June 20, 1960 - Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavywgt boxing title
June 20, 1960 - Heavyweight Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johnstown (New York City)
May 1, 1959 - Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
August 22, 1957 - Floyd Patterson KOs Pete Rademacher in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
July 29, 1957 - Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
November 30, 1956 - Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
January 4, 1935 - Floyd Patterson, heavyweight champ 1956 - 1959, 1960 - 1962, Gold Medal 1952 Olympics


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