Boxing Day

Referee Micky Vann ends a fight between  Amir Khan and Martin Kristjansen, 5 April 2008:

Micky Vann

Micky Vann

Referee Ian St. John steps in between Kevin Mitchell and Carl Johanneson, 9 March 2008:

Ian St John

Ian St John

 

Referee Raul Caiz Jr separates Bernard Hopkins and Howard Eastman, 19 Feb 2005:

Raul Caiz, Jr.

Raul Caiz, Jr.

Referee Gus Mercurio watches Barry Michael connect with Lester Ellis, 12 July 1985:

Gus Mercurio

Referee Arthur Marcante takes Joe Frazier to his corner while Muhammad Ali gets up, 8 March 1971:

Arthur Marcante

Arthur Marcante

Referee Ruby Goldstein ready for action as Rocky Marciano and Ezzard Charles fight for the heavyweight title, June 1954:

Ruby Goldstein

Referee Arthur Donovan declares Joe Louis knocked out and Max Schmeling the new champion, 16 June 1936:

Arthur Donovan

Arthur Donovan

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3 Comments

  1. cymast

     /  December 27, 2008

    Boxing Day- when you visit poor relations and pummel them with gifts.

    In the last photo it looks as if the winner was hung.

  2. acilius

     /  January 6, 2009

    Boxing may be an obscenity as a sport, but it is brilliant as an opportunity for sports photographers. It’s no wonder so many movies feature boxing matches.

  3. cymast

     /  January 6, 2009

    Isn’t boxing your favorite . . um, “sport”?

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