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This Day in Boxing -- October 15
by Sin City Richey

John L. Sullivan born.

World Middleweight Champion Stanley Ketchel, 24, is shot to death by Walter A. Dipley at the Missouri ranch. Both Ketchel and Dipley were amorously infatuated with kitchen cook, Daisy Johnson.

Olympic Gold Medalist Frankie Genaro makes his pro debut with a win over Joe Colletti.

Steve (Kid) Sullivan KO 5 Mike Ballerino, NYC. Retains World 130-lb itle.

"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom WF 9 Tiger Flowers, Boston.

Marcel Thil D 15 Carmelo Candel, Paris. Retains clam to World Middleweight Title.

: Jimmy Carter W 15 Lauro Salas, Chicago. Regains World Lightweight Title.

Jose "Chegui"Torres KO 2 Chic Calderwood, San Juan. Retains World Light Heavyweight Title.

Charles Brewer born.

Roberto Duran KO 1 Alvaro Rojas, Hollywood, FL. Retains World Lightweight Title.

Yoko Gushiken KO 5 Sang Il Chung, Tokyo. Retains WBA Junior Flyweight Title.

Orlando Canizales W 12 Sergio Reyes, Laredo. Retains IBF Bantamweight Title.

A State Court jury in Manhattan, New York, awards heavyweight Mitch (Blood) Green $45,000 in a lawsuit stemming from a Harlem streetfight with Mike Tyson in 1988. Green's legal fees eat up most of the juudgment, and he is reported to have busted up his lawyer's office in frustration.

U.S. District Court Judge John S. Martin Jr. dismisses a $6-million defamation suit against the New York Post and columnist Wallace Matthews filed by John Horne, co-manager of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
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