Dave Downey vs. Lawrence Hafey

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1975-05-29 : Lawrence Hafey 157 lbs beat Dave Downey 159 lbs by PTS in round 12 of 12

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Canadian Middleweight Title (3rd defense of Downey)
  • Weights: Downey 159 lbs, Hafey 157 lbs
  • Attendance: 6,000


  • Hafey ends Downey's third reign as Canadian Middleweight champion. Downey would retire shortly thereafter.
  • After the verdict was announced, a riot almost broke out in the ring. Thankfully, both fighters were escorted safely back to their dressing room.

Preceded by:
Downey vs. Hayward
Canadian Middleweight Title Fight
# 54
Succeeded by:
Hafey vs. Marcotte II