Fifty Years Ago Today: When Carlos Monzon Beat “Bad” Bennie Briscoe

Fifty Years Ago Today: When Carlos Monzon Beat “Bad” Bennie Briscoe

50 years ago today at Luna Park Stadium in Argentina, reigning middleweight king Carlos Monzon was making the sixth defence of the title. Facing a tougher than tough man he was most familiar with, having been held to a draw by his challenger in a 1967 non-title affair, 30 year old Monzon knew he would have a hard night.… read more “Fifty Years Ago Today: When Carlos Monzon Beat “Bad” Bennie Briscoe”