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George Chuvalo

W L D
73 18 2
64 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 93
rounds 507
KOs 69%
 
global ID 119
born 1937-09-12
debut1956-04-23 / age 18
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
residence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
birth place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1978-12-11
241George Jerome23111 12 4
St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
referee: Ed Gaudet
Canada heavyweight title
1977-12-08
232Earl McLeay2208 7 0
C.N.E. Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:24
Canada heavyweight title
1977-03-07
249Bob Felstein21816 12 1
North York Centennial Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO9/12
 W  
KO
9/12
  
vacant Canada heavyweight title
1973-10-30
230Mike Boswell19513 15 0
Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga, New York, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 1:15   referee: Pete Sacco
1973-09-25
228Tony Ventura21015 10 0
Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:29   referee: Pete Sacco
1972-09-05
Charlie Boston6 6 0
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1972-08-10
226Tommy Burns225½9 7 0
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Canada heavyweight title
1972-05-01
221Muhammad Ali217½35 1 0
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Dave Brown 51-59   judges: Tommy Paonessa 46-60, Tommy Keyes 51-58
NABF heavyweight title
1972-02-21
Jim Christopher8 22 3
Winnipeg Arena, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1972-01-28
223Charley Chase19222 12 1
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
referee: Dave Brown
Canada heavyweight title
Broken hand stoppage.
1971-11-17
227Cleveland Williams229½75 12 1
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Earl Keel 98-93   judges: Ernie Taylor 97-94, Jimmy Webb 98-93
1971-05-10
218½Jimmy Ellis19129 6 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Sammy Luftspring 46-48   judges: Jackie Silvers 44-48, Tony Canzano 43-49
1970-12-11
212Charles Couture204debut
Austintown Fitch High School Gym, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:30
1970-11-05
221Tony Ventura21112 8 0
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:15   referee: Nick Nickolo
1970-10-24
224Tommy Burns1968 6 0
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:40
1970-08-15
214½Mike Bruce244½9 27 2
Kosevo Stadium, Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Slavko Gale
1970-08-04
214½George Foreman21821 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:41   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Alphonse OurthTony RossiJack Gordon
1970-06-30
215Charlie Reno231¼5 4 1
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:40   referee: Pat McMurtry
Reno was knocked down four times in the 3rd round.
1970-05-10
215Gino Ricci216debut
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:27   referee: Bill McCormick
1970-05-01
217Willie Tiger18517 15 2
Fairgrounds, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
1969-12-12
217Jerry Quarry201½33 3 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Zach Clayton   judges: Bill RechtTony Castellano
1969-11-16
216Leslie Borden20215 20 2
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1969-09-08
219Stamford Harris22613 17 2
Exhibition Pavilion, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
time: 2:09
1969-02-03
208Buster Mathis23228 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Harold Valan 2-10   judges: Al Berl 3-9, Jack Gordon 3-8
1968-11-12
208Dante Cane'22323 3 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1968-09-26
208½Manuel Ramos20621 7 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:31   referee: Zach Clayton
Ramos was down once in the 5th.
1968-09-17
207Vic Brown19614 13 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:37
Brown signalled to the referee that he had enough, after he was knocked down twice in the round.
1968-09-03
210½Levi Forte19318 20 2
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Jimmy Peerless
Forte was knocked down three times in the second round.
1968-06-30
197Johnny Featherman21227 12 1
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:35   referee: Dave Brown
1968-06-05
212Jean-Claude Roy184½7 6 0
Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Louis 60-54 59-53 59-52
Canada heavyweight title
Joe Louis was the referee. There were no knockdowns and neither fighter was in serious trouble. The Ring, September, 1968, page 58.
1967-07-19
217¼Joe Frazier204½16 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 0:16   referee: Johnny Colan
1967-06-22
215Archie Ray20520 10 2
Adams Field House, Missoula, Montana, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:59
1967-05-27
216Willi Besmanoff21251 32 8
Cocoa Expo Stadium, Cocoa, Florida, USA
W RTD2/10
 W  
RTD
2/10
  
Besmanoff failed to come out for Round 3.
1967-04-04
217Willi Besmanoff19851 31 8
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:02   referee: Barney Felix
1967-03-20
215Buddy Moore2055 7 0
Four Seasons Arena, Walpole, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Tommy Rawson
1967-02-22
216Dick Wipperman19532 7 1
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:59
Wipperman was knocked down once in the second and three times in the 3rd round.
1967-01-16
216Vic Brown1998 7 0
Four Seasons Arena, Walpole, Massachusetts, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1966-12-16
214Willie McCormick210debut
Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:30
1966-11-28
214Dave Russell1877 15 3
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:54
1966-11-21
210Boston Jacobs1845 2 0
Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: Willie Pep
1966-10-12
223Dick Wipperman20732 6 1
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 0:43
1966-09-15
220Bob Avery21515 8 2
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
W KO2/15
 W  
KO
2/15
  
time: 2:00   referee: Jack Berry
Chuvalo walloped Avery to the canvas five times before the referee stopped the bout
1966-08-16
220Mel Turnbow2406 6 0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:55
1966-06-23
215Oscar Bonavena20320 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante 4-4   judges: Tony Rossi 3-7, Tony Castellano 4-5
1966-05-14
216½Levi Forte19415 11 2
Miner's Forum, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:45
Forte's corner threw in the towel
1966-03-29
216Muhammad Ali214½22 0 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Jackie Silvers 65-73   judges: Tony Canzano 63-74, Jackie Johnstone 62-74
World Heavyweight Title
1966-01-25
206½Eduardo Corletti191½11 2 5
Olympia, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Harry Gibbs
1965-12-07
207Joe Bygraves209½42 26 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Harry Gibbs
1965-11-01
209Ernie Terrell20637 4 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Sammy Luftspring 65-72   judges: Fred Nobert 65-73, Billy Burke 65-69
WBA World heavyweight title
1965-08-17
213Orvin Veazey1933 8 2
Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:44   referee: Bill Cozman
1965-06-30
212Dave Bailey214½13 12 3
Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 0:38   referee: Barney Ross
1965-06-07
214Ed Sonny Andrews2281 7 0
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:33   referee: Willie Pep
1965-04-19
209Bill Nielsen19921 5 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:47   referee: Jackie Silvers
1965-02-01
208Floyd Patterson197¼41 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Zach Clayton 5-6   judges: Joe Armstrong 4-8, Tony Castellano 5-7
1964-11-10
Calvin Butler14 20 0
Hull, Quebec, Canada
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1964-10-02
211Doug Jones18424 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:28   referee: Arthur Mercante
Jones was down once in the 11th, before referee Arthur Mercante stopped it. Chuavlo led on two of the three scorecards at the time of the stoppage.
1964-07-27
208Don Prout20621 4 0
Sargent Field, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:09   referee: Billy Connelly
1964-03-18
212Hugh Mercier1912 3 0
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:58   referee: Vince Leier
vacant Canada heavyweight title
1964-01-17
212Zora Folley20065 7 3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tony LaBranch 45-50   judges: Charley Bill 42-49, Bill Thompson 44-47
1963-11-08
210Tony Alongi20731 2 0
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Cy Gottfried   judges: Jim RubyBunny Lovett
First decision had been W 10 for Alongi, but recheck showed error in refree's card and commision changed decision
1963-09-27
211½Mike DeJohn206½46 11 1
Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Don Asbury 49-49   judges: Kenny Pastor 47-42, Tom Nuckles 46-42
1963-05-18
212Lloyd Washington2050 3 0
Central High Field House, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1963-04-29
Chico Gardner4 11 2
London, Ontario, Canada
W KO4/0
 W  
KO
4/0
  
1963-04-22
205James Wakefield2204 1 0
Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 0:50   referee: George Tessier
Wakefield was knocked down three times in the fifth round.
1963-03-15
205Rico Brooks1955 10 1
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
time: 2:11   referee: Lou Handler
1961-10-02
205Joe Erskine212¼38 5 1
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LDQ5/10
 L 
DQ
5/10
  
time: 1:27   referee: Sammy Luftspring
Chuvalo was disqualified for head-butting.
1961-08-08
207¼Bob Cleroux20427 2 1
Delormier Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Nick Nickolo   judges: Harry Shulman 50-56, Rene Ouimet 52-54, Johnny Gow 56-54
Canada heavyweight title
1961-06-27
212½Willi Besmanoff203½44 25 7
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Jackie Silvers
Besmanoff was knocked down six times
1961-03-27
209Alex Miteff20523 7 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Bobby Laurence
1960-11-23
209½Bob Cleroux20624 1 1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jack Sharkey   judges: Leon Germain 57-53, Bobby Leitham 57-53, Harry Shulman 55-53
Canada heavyweight title
1960-08-17
210½Bob Cleroux20621 1 1
Delormier Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Jersey Joe Walcott   judges: Irving Phillips 52-56, Rene Ouimet 53-55, Johnny Gow 56-53
Canada heavyweight title
1960-07-19
217½Pete Rademacher204½7 3 1
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1959-11-17
210Yvon Durelle186¼83 21 2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO12/12
 W  
KO
12/12
  
time: 1:01
Canada heavyweight title
Durelle was down once in the 1st and 9th, twice in the 10th, and again for the count in the 12th.
1959-09-14
217¾Frankie Daniels190¾34 16 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1958-10-17
207½Pat McMurtry188¾29 2 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ruby Goldstein 1-8   judges: Artie Aidala 3-7, Frank Forbes 2-8
1958-09-15
213¾James J. Parker21930 6 4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 2:00   referee: Sammy Luftspring
vacant Canada heavyweight title
Parker was knocked down three times.
1958-06-16
211½Alex Miteff20915 1 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Billy Burke 46-45   judges: Tony Conagano 45-45, Jackie Johnstone 46-46
Miteff was knocked down in the 10th round.
1958-04-21
208½Howard King19034 12 6
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:11
1958-01-27
208½Julio Mederos20221 17 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: James J. Braddock
Mederos was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1957-09-09
213Bob Baker219½47 11 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1957-06-06
204Joe Schmolze18410 4 1
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 1:54
Joe Schmolze fought this fight under the alias "Joe Olsen". Schmolze was a substitute for Kid Gage.
1957-04-22
207½Emil Brtko19220 6 0
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:52
1957-03-25
200Moses Graham1922 5 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 2:49
Graham was down twice.
1957-03-04
208¾Walter Hafer205¾23 25 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1957-01-14
210Sid Russell1964 3 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:08
1956-11-19
Bob Biehler18216 7 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1956-10-22
206¾Howard King18731 10 5
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
LSD8/8
 L 
SD
8/8
  
1956-09-10
203Joe Evans2030 2 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 2:50
1956-06-11
202¾Johnny Arthur229½30 7 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Sammy Luftspring
1956-04-23
201Gordon Baldwindebut
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
time: 2:00   referee: Jack Dempsey
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament final
Source: Ottawa Citizen
1956-04-23
201Jim Leonarddebut
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament
1956-04-23
201Ross Gregorydebut
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament
1956-04-23
201Ed McGeedebut
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament
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