This Day in Boxing -- October 14
by Sin City Richey
Jack Britton born.
Johnny Kilbane W 12 Ed O'Keefe, Cleveland. Retains World Featherweight
Ezzard Charles KO 8 Pat Valentino, San Francisco. Retains NBA
Kid Gavilan W 10 Beau Jack, Chicago.
Vicente Saldivar KO 12 Howard Winstone, Mexico City. Retains World
Simon Brown W 12 Mauro Martelli, Lausanne, Switzerland. Retains IBF
Juan Polo Perez W 12 Elly Pical, Roanoke, VA. Wins IBF Super Flyweight
Henry Maske W 12 Graciano Rocchigiani, Munich. Retains IBF Light
Jorge Castro W 12 Reggie Johnson, Comodoro Rivadavoa, Argentina.
Retains WBA Middleweight Title.
Former three-time world champion Wilfred Benitez, 38, is found
comatose in his suburban home in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Benitez suffers from
post-traumatic encephalitis. He remains under the care of his mother.