George Chuvalo vs. Bob Felstein

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1977-03-07 : George Chuvalo 249 lbs beat Bob Felstein 218 lbs by KO in round 9 of 12

  • Location: North York Centennial Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Canadian Heavyweight Title (Vacant title)
  • Weights: Chuvalo 249 lbs, Felstein 218 lbs

Notes

  • Chuvalo's purse was $10,000, while Felstein received $5,000.
  • The build-up to the fight was chronicled by the Canadian Boxing Corporation in the documentary Still Standing.
  • With this win, Chuvalo re-captured his own title. The Canadian title had been stripped from him by the Canadian Boxing Federation for failure to defend, which Chuvalo vigourously contested, arguing there had hadn't been challenged by anyone.


Preceded by:
Chuvalo vs. Burns II
Canadian Heavyweight Title Fight
# 28
Succeeded by:
Chuvalo vs. McLeay