This Day in Boxing -- October 27
by Sin City Richey
1931: Panama Al Brown W 15 Eugene Huat, Montreal. Retains World Bantamweight
1936: Henry Armstrong W 10 Mike Belloise, Los Angeles.
1937: Harry Scott born, Liverpool, England
1942: Ezzard Charles W 10 Joey Maxim, Pittsburgh. The first in a 5-fight
series between these two. All won by Charles by decision.
Sammy Angott W 15 Slugger White, Hollywood, CA, regains NBA Lightweight Title.
1949: Former World Middleweight Champion Marcel Cerdan, 33, dies in an
airline crash, while enroute to New York for his rematch with Jake LaMotta.
1953: Yoshio Shirai W 15 Terry Allen, Tokyo. Retains CBZ Lineal Flyweight Title.
1956: Arturo Frias born.
1965: Jorge Paez born.
1973: Rodolfo Gonzalez KO 11 Antonio Puddu, Los Angeles. Retains WBC
Chartchai Chionoi W 15 Susumu Hanagata, Bangkok, retains CBZ Lineal & WBA
1976: Pipino Cuevas KO 6 Shoji Tsujimoto, Kanuzawa, Japan. Retains WBA
1977: Zab Judah born.
1982: Jeff Chandler KO 9 Miguel Iriarte, Atlantic City. Retains CBZ Lineal & WBA Bantamweight Title.
1988: Tony Lopez W 12 John-John Molina, Sacramento. Retains IBF Super
1989: Gianfranco Rosi W 12 Troy Waters, St. Vincent, Italy. Retains IBF
Super Welterweight Title.
1992: Reggie Johnson W 12 Lamar Parks, Houston. Retains WBA Middleweight
1996: Daorung C. Siriwat Tech. Dec. 10 Nana Konadu, Bangkok. Regains WBA