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2018

Gennady Golovkin loses his first pro fight in record 20th title defence

Canelo Álvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin II was a professional boxing rematch between Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin which took place at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada in 2018. Alvarez won by decision.

2000

The XXVII Summer Olympic Games open in Sydney, Australia

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games were an international multi-sport event which was held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The United States won the most medals with 93, while Australia came in 4th with 58. The Games cost was estimated to be A$6.6 billion. The Games received universal acclaim.

1991

US women's gymnastics team win first World Championships medal

The 26th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Indianapolis, United States, in the Hoosier Dome in 1991. This was the last championships at which the Soviet Union competed. United States women's gymnastics team received a gold medal.

1978

Ali defeats Spinks to win world heavyweight championship

Leon Spinks vs. Muhammad Ali II, was a professional boxing match contested in September 1978 in New Orleans for the WBA and Lineal Heavyweight Championships. The fight was estimated to have been watched by a record 2 billion viewers worldwide, in 80 nations. The Associated Press scored the fight 12-3 in favor of Ali giving him a unanimous decision win.

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born 1991

Mike Perry

born 1961

Dan Marino