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Today in sports history: July 16
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Today in sports history: July 16

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In 1947, Rocky Graziano scores a technical knockout with a barrage of 30 punches against Tony Zale in the sixth round to win the world middleweight boxing title. Held in Chicago Stadium, it’s the largest grossing fight in history. More sports moments from this date:

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