Philippines, 16 Aug 2018
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


EX HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP NORTON SUFFERS A HEART ATTACK


PhilBoxing.com



Ken Norton.
World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman has announced that former heavyweight champion Ken Norton has suffered a heart attack and is in a delicate condition at a Las Vegas hospital.

Sulaiman who visited Norton in hospital said “He’s not good, though the doctor said to me that he will be OK.”

Because of the heart attack the 69 year old Norton was unable to attend the extremely successful “Legendary Night” event that was promoted by the WBC and Hublot Saturday night in Las Vegas.

The WBC raised $1 million by auctioning twelve Hublot watches with the photos of 12 boxing legends engraved on the watch.

The Norton watch fethched $60,000.

Aside from Norton, Oscar De La Hoya also failed to attend citing a family emergency.

Norton won the WBC heavyweight title when he scored a 15 round split decision over Jimmy Young in an eliminator for the title on November 5, 1977.

Shortly after the fight the WBC awarded Norton the title as Leon Spinks refused to defend the belt against the No.1 contender and instead fought Muhammad Ali.

In his first title defense Norton lost the title by a 15 round split decision to Larry Holmes on June 9, 1978..

In his last ring appearance Norton was lost by a 1st round TKO to “The Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney at Madison Square Garden on May 11, 1981.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Kahn issues warning on Pacquiao, others
    By Eddie Alinea, Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • CANELO-GGG UPDATE: GOLOVKIN WEIGHS 168.3 LBS., ALVAREZ 167.4 LBS. 30 DAYS BEFORE REMATCH
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • Sylvester Stallone '99% Certain' Mayweather/Pacquiao Rematch Will Happen
    By , Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • Abel Sanchez: "Do we need a 24-second clock for the rematch?"
    By , Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • Antonio Tarver Arrested for Domestic Battery
    By , Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • New "Homecoming" opponent for headliner "El Gallo" Jose Antonio Rivera
    By , Thu, 16 Aug 2018
  • GGG Blog Part 1: "I had a deal in place to fight WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders"
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • The ignominy of the PH-Kazakhstan game in 2014 Asiad
    By Eddie Alinea, Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • MARFORI, PHILIPPINE CHESS TEAM TO COMPETE IN ASTRO MERDEKA RAPID OPEN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 IN KUALA LUMPUR
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • VIDEO: WORLD CHAMPIONS DANNY GARCIA AND SHAWN PORTER RELY HEAVILY ON FATHERS
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • TYSON FURY vs. FRANCESCO PIANETA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • WBO News: Top Rank wins the Hooker-Saucedo Purse Bid
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • SPONSORS LINING UP TO SUPPORT LA’S “NIETES-PALICTE MEET & GREET”
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • 168.3 LBS! -- GOLOVKIN IS IN GREAT SHAPE, 30 DAYS AND 8.3 POUNDS AWAY FROM THE REVENGE REMATCH WITH CANELO!
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • Road to M-1: USA: Doug "Yamato" Usher stops David Mundell in 2nd round
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • August 16: Ryosuke Iwasa to Defend IBF 122-Pound Title Against TJ Doheny Live on ESPN+
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • Ruben Villa Returns to Action Aug. 24 from Omega Products in Corona, CA
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • The Fight Continues For Boxing and MMA Veteran Chris Lytle At BKFC2
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • Blair Cobbs Voted Prospect of the Year by Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Committee
    By , Wed, 15 Aug 2018
  • Omega Boxing's 'DOUBLE RUMBLE' Set to Thrill Fans This Saturday at Mandaue Sports Complex, Cebu
    By Carlos Costa, Tue, 14 Aug 2018
  • Knockout Artist Sam Shewmaker Ready For More Fireworks at BKFC2
    By , Tue, 14 Aug 2018
  • Deontay Wilder Done Negotiating With Anthony Joshua, He Doesn't Want To Fight Me!
    By , Tue, 14 Aug 2018
  • World’s top boxing promoters chasing Pacquiao for last 3 fights
    By Leo Reyes, Tue, 14 Aug 2018
  • The Past Week in Action 13 August 2018
    By Eric Armit, Tue, 14 Aug 2018


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2018 philboxing.com.