Chuck Wepner

36 14 2
17 KOs 9 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 52
rounds 364
KOs 32.69%
career 1964-1978
debut 1964-08-14

ID# 000097
birth name Charles Wepner
sex male
alias Bayonne Bleeder
age
nationality USA
height 6′ 5″   /   196cm
residence Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
birth place New York, New York, USA

Boxing Pro 52 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1978-09-26 Scott Frank 4 0 0
Ice World, Totowa
L-UD
ref: Jersey Joe Walcott   Paul Cavalier 1-11   Lew Eskin 2-9   Eva Shain 5-6

1978-06-02 Tom Healy 3 5 0
Old Armory, Jersey City
W-TKO
2:13    ref: Billy Graham
1978-04-07 Johnny Blaine 2 16 1
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-TKO
1977-05-20 Horst Geisler 9 3 0
Broome County Arena, Binghamton
L-TKO
1:19    ref: Vincent Rainone 3-6   Tony DeSalvo 3-5   Tommy Holmes 4-5
Wepner was knocked down once in the tenth round.
1977-02-19 Mike Schutte 33 6 1
Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg
L-PTS
1976-10-02 Duane Bobick 36 0 0
Utica College Sports Complex, Utica
L-TKO
1:12    ref: Harold Valan
Bout was stopped on cuts
1976-05-07 Tommy Sheehan 11 15 1
High School Gym, Kearny
W-TKO
1:01    ref: Ronnie Burns
1975-11-29 Johnny Dolan debut
National Guard Armory, Fort Lauderdale
W-KO
1975-11-13 Johnny Evans debut
Exposition Building, Portland
W-TKO
0:59    ref: Pete Bennett
1975-03-24 Muhammad Ali 45 2 0
Richfield Coliseum, Richfield
L-TKO
2:41    ref: Tony Perez 130-135   Jackie Keough 129-136   Sam Taormina 129-138

Ali down in the 9th.
1974-09-03 Terry Hinke 36 3 1
Salt Palace, Salt Lake City
W-TKO
1:10    ref: Harvey Murdock
Promoter Dick Sadler billed this as for the American Heavyweight Title
Wepner had been penalized 4 points for assorted fouls; Hinke ruled down 3 times in 11th
1974-05-23 Charley Polite 14 30 3
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-TKO
1974-03-08 Randy Neumann 24 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1-5    2-4    2-4

Neumann suffered a severe gash from a clash of heads
1974-01-17 Billy Williams 7 5 1
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-PTS
ref: Ronnie Burns 8-2
1973-06-23 Ernie Terrell 46 7 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
W-PTS
ref: Harold Valan 7-5
Vacant National Americas Heavyweight Title
1973-03-15 Billy Marquart 10 4 2
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-PTS
ref: Dick Woerhle 10-2

1972-12-07 John Clohessy 14 3 0
Marist High School Gym, Bayonne
W-PTS
1972-04-15 Randy Neumann 19 1 0
Armory, Jersey City
W-PTS
ref: Mickey Greb 9-3

1971-12-09 Randy Neumann 17 1 0
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
L-PTS
ref: Paul Venti 2-8

1971-10-14 Mike Boswell 13 4 0
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-TKO
1971-09-16 Jesse Crown 21 10 1
Embassy Hall, North Bergen
W-KO
1971-01-06 Jerry Judge 11 1 1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
L-TKO
The bout was stopped on cuts.
1970-09-08 Joe Bugner 26 2 0
Empire Pool, Wembley
L-RTD
Cut eye stoppage.
1970-06-29 Sonny Liston 49 4 0
Armory, Jersey City
L-RTD
Wepner down in fifth from a body punch; fight stopped by ring doctor after round 9 because of multiple cuts on Wepner's face.
1970-01-26 Manuel Ramos 22 9 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Joe LoScalzo 6-2   Artie Aidala 9-1   Frank Forbes 6-3

1969-12-19 Pedro Agosto 20 1 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-UD
ref: Johnny Colan 7-2   Johnny Dran 8-2   Sam Irom 8-2
1969-08-18 George Foreman 3 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
0:54    ref: Johnny Colan
1969-06-22 Jose Roman 20 5 1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
L-PTS
Roman down once in the 7th round.
1969-04-28 Mike Bruce 7 19 2
Plaza Arena, Secaucus
W-PTS
ref: Barney Felix 5-2
1969-03-14 Roberto Davila 20 11 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-MD
ref: Mark Conn 5-4   Joe Armstrong 5-5   Nick Gamboli 6-4
1968-12-13 Jerry Tomasetti 15 6 0
Felt Forum, New York
W-TKO
2:20    ref: Zach Clayton
1968-11-09 Mert Brownfield 9 12 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-MD
ref: Manny Gelb 38-37   Joe Salci 38-38   Cyril Speicher 38-34
1968-09-26 Forest Ward 4 0 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
Ward was down three times in the 7th, triggering an automatic stoppage.
1968-05-20 Mike Bruce 7 12 1
Plaza Arena, Secaucus
W-PTS
ref: Harold Valan 6-2
1968-04-30 Eddie Vick 11 11 3
Walpole
W-SD
1968-01-22 Clay Thomas 15 10 3
Plaza Arena, Secaucus
W-TKO
1:13    ref: Harold Valan
Thomas down twice in the 3rd round.
1967-11-27 Charlie Harris 1 2 1
Plaza Arena, Secaucus
W-TKO
1967-07-19 Jerry Tomasetti 8 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
1:07    ref: Zach Clayton
1967-04-28 Don McAteer 19 8 2
Armory, Jersey City
W-TKO
1:32    ref: Harold Valan

McAteer was a last minute sub
1967-01-18 Lou Hicks 6 9 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-UD
ref: Manny Gelb 4-2   Cyril Speicher 3-1   Dick Woerhle 51-0
1966-10-21 Dave Centi 11 9 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1966-08-03 Johnny Deutsch 9 2 0
Memorial Stadium, Scranton
W-TKO
ref: Joe Sweeney 24-23   Manny Gelb 24-22   JJ Harrington 23-25
1966-04-06 Cleo Daniels 7 13 1
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-PTS
Daniels substituted for Dick Greateroux.
1966-02-22 Jerry Tomasetti 3 2 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-UD
1966-01-07 Buster Mathis 5 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
1:58    ref: Al Lind
Wepner was knocked down in the 1st.
1965-10-19 Bob Stallings 7 5 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
L-SD
ref: Petey Della 3-2   Joe Eppy 2-4   Bill Forst
1965-03-23 Everett Copeland 2 7 2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
D-PTS
1965-01-19 Ray Patterson 10 1 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-SD
Patterson was knocked down in the 2nd.
1964-12-18 Jerry Tomasetti 3 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
Tomasetti down once in the 1st round.
1964-10-27 Everett Copeland 1 6 1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
D-PTS
ref: Joe LoScalzo 2-3   Leo Birnbaum 4-2   Mike Davidowitch 3-3
1964-08-14 Rudy Pavesi debut
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-PTS
1964-08-05 George Cooper debut
Veterans' Stadium, Bayonne
W-KO
1:35    
Pro debut for Wepner.