Segment is still being developed and WBAN will continue to add Hot Stories
and History from the Past! Do you have a "HOT
BOXING NEWS STORY" That you would like to sharefrom 1940 - 1949?
June 10, 1946 - Jack Johnson died in
an automobile accident in Raleigh, N.C. He was 68. Eight years
later, he became a charter member of the Boxing Hall of Fame.
February 26, 1943 – Detroit, Michigan, Sugar
Ray Robinson defeated Jake LaMotta by decision in ten rounds. In time
they would become world champion, Robinson in welter and middleweight
and LaMotta in middleweight. Source/WBC