Dick Tiger vs. Bob Foster

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Bob Foster lands a right against Dick Tiger

1968-05-24 : Bob Foster 173¼ lbs beat Dick Tiger 168 lbs by KO at 2:05 in round 4 of 15

  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Mark Conn


  • Foster was a 11-5 favorite.
  • Foster was seven inches taller than Tiger and had an eight-inch reach advantage.
  • A crowd of 11,547 produced a gross gate of $113,728. The net gate was about $107,000, with $25,000 more coming in for ancillary rights, including television. Foster collected 60% of this—about $79,200—and paid Tiger $100,000, for a loss of $20,800.
  • The Associated Press gave Foster the first three rounds.
  • Foster put Tiger flat on his back with a left hook in round four, and Tiger was counted out for the only time in his career.