1973-12-01 Bob Foster w pts 15 Pierre Fourie, Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa - WORLD
1973-12-01 Bob Foster w pts 15 Pierre Fourie, Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa - WORLD. Referee: Roland Dakin. Scorecards: 103-99, 103-95, 101-98. Giving Foster (174) another tough fight the South African appeared to be ahead at the halfway stage as he covered up well against the left and countered effectively with left hooks to the jaw. However, from the eighth onwards Foster began to score more with heavy right uppercuts, and although Fourie (167) made a great effort in the 11th and 12th the last three sessions saw him struggling to survive. Badly hurt several times towards the end, the challenger was physically sick at the final bell as his exertions caught up with him.