Leo (Kid) Roy vs. Vic Foley (5th meeting)

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1928-11-05 : Leo (Kid) Roy 124½ lbs beat Vic Foley 126 lbs by PTS in round 12 of 12

  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Referee: Joe Waterman
  • Canadian Featherweight Title (7th defense of Roy)


  • According to the Seattle Daily Times, this was a "savagely fought battle.... The champion came from behind in the last five rounds after Foley had piled up a substantial lead and battered the Vancouver boy to helplessness with solid smashes to face and body".
  • Last of the five meetings between these two boxers.

Preceded by:
Roy vs. Foley IV
Canadian Featherweight Title Fight
# 21
Succeeded by:
Roy vs. Hackett