George Chuvalo vs. Jean-Claude Roy

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1968-06-05 : George Chuvalo 212 lbs beat Jean-Claude Roy 184½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Location: Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Referee: Joe Louis 60-54
  • 59-53 59-52
  • Canadian Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Chuvalo)
  • Weights: Chuvalo 212 lbs, Roy 184.5 lbs

Notes

  • Joe Louis was the referee.
  • There were no knockdowns and neither fighter was in serious trouble according The Ring, September 1968 issue, page 58.
  • Chuvalo had not defended his title since winning it for a third time in 1964 and the Canadian Boxing Federation had given him an ultimatum to defend or be stripped of the belt.


Preceded by:
Chuvalo vs. Mercier
Canadian Heavyweight Title Fight
# 25
Succeeded by:
Chuvalo vs. Chase