Dave Downey vs. Joey Durelle

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1972-06-22 : Dave Downey 158 lbs beat Joey Durelle 156 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Canadian Middleweight Title (Vacant title)


  • With this win Downey captures the Canadian Middleweight title for the third time.
  • After the decision was announced, Downey forcebly took the microphone from the hands of the announcer and shouted that "Halifax fans are the best fans in the world" to the delight of the crowd.
  • Downey's purse for this fight was $3,000.

Preceded by:
Hayward vs. Hilton Sr.
Canadian Middleweight Title Fight
# 51
Succeeded by:
Downey vs. Broughton III