George Chuvalo

73 18 2
64 KOs 2 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 93
rounds 501
KOs 68.82%
career 1956-1978
debut 1956-04-24

ID# 000119
sex male
age
nationality Canada
stance orthodox
height 6′ 0″   /   183cm
residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada
birth place Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Boxing Pro 93 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1978-12-11 George Jerome 11 12 3
St. Lawrence Market, Toronto
W-TKO
ref: Ed Gaudet

1977-12-08 Earl McLeay 8 7 0
C.N.E. Coliseum, Toronto
W-TKO
2:24    
1977-03-07 Bob Felstein 16 12 1
North York Centennial Centre, Toronto
W-KO
1:22    ref: Harry Davis

1973-10-30 Mike Boswell 13 14 0
Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga
W-KO
1:15    ref: Pete Sacco
1973-09-25 Tony Ventura 15 10 0
Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga
W-TKO
2:29    ref: Pete Sacco
1972-09-05 Charlie Boston 6 6 0
Port-au-Prince
W-KO
1972-08-10 Tommy Burns 9 7 0
Nelson
W-TKO
2:36    ref: Dave Brown

1972-05-01 Muhammad Ali 35 1 0
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
L-UD
ref: Dave Brown 51-59   Tommy Keyes 51-58   Tommy Paonessa 46-60

1972-02-21 Jim Christopher 8 21 3
Winnipeg Arena, Winnipeg
W-KO
1972-01-28 Charley Chase 22 12 1
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
W-TKO

Broken hand stoppage.
1971-11-17 Cleveland Williams 79 12 2
Astrodome, Houston
W-UD
ref: Earl Keel 98-93   Ernie Taylor 97-94   Jimmy Webb 98-93
1971-05-10 Jimmy Ellis 29 6 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
L-UD
ref: Sammy Luftspring 46-48   Tony Canzano 43-49   Jackie Silvers 44-48
1970-12-11 Len Couture 0 8 0
Austintown Fitch High School Gym, Youngstown
W-KO
1:30    
Coutire was a late substitute for Mike Boswell. He was reported as Charles Couture of Lyon, France.
1970-11-05 Tony Ventura 12 8 0
Forum, Montreal
W-TKO
1:15    ref: Nick Nickolo
1970-10-23 Tommy Burns 8 6 0
Hamilton
W-TKO
2:40    ref: Tony Brandino
1970-08-15 Mike Bruce 8 28 2
Kosevo Stadium, Sarajevo
W-KO
1970-08-04 George Foreman 21 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
1:41    ref: Arthur Mercante   Jack Gordon   Alphonse Ourth   Tony Rossi
1970-06-30 Charlie Reno 5 4 1
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle
W-KO
2:40    ref: Pat McMurtry
Reno was knocked down four times in the 3rd round.
1970-05-10 Gino Ricci debut
Kimberley
W-TKO
2:27    ref: Bill McCormick
1970-05-01 Willie Tiger 17 16 2
Fairgrounds Coliseum, Detroit
W-KO
1969-12-12 Jerry Quarry 33 3 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-KO
2:59    ref: Zach Clayton   Tony Castellano   Bill Recht
1969-11-16 Leslie Borden 15 20 2
Kimberley
W-TKO
1969-09-08 Stamford Harris 4 8 2
Exhibition Pavilion, Lethbridge
W-KO
1969-02-03 Buster Mathis 28 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Harold Valan 2-10   Al Berl 3-9   Jack Gordon 3-8
1968-11-12 Dante Cane' 23 3 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
1968-09-26 Manuel Ramos 21 7 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:31    ref: Zach Clayton
Ramos was down once in the 5th.
1968-09-17 Vic Brown 15 13 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
1:37    
Brown signalled to the referee that he had enough, after he was knocked down twice in the round.
1968-09-03 Levi Forte 19 20 2
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W-TKO
2:59    ref: Jimmy Peerless
Forte was knocked down three times in the second round.
1968-06-30 Johnny Featherman 29 12 1
Penticton
W-KO
1:35    ref: Dave Brown
1968-06-05 Jean Claude Roy 8 6 0
Exhibition Stadium, Regina
W-UD
ref: Joe Louis 60-54    59-53    59-52

Joe Louis was the referee. There were no knockdowns and neither fighter was in serious trouble. The Ring, September, 1968, page 58.
1967-07-19 Joe Frazier 16 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-TKO
0:16    ref: Johnny Colan   Artie Aidala   Tony Castellano
1967-06-22 Archie Ray 20 10 2
Adams Field House, Missoula
W-TKO
1967-05-27 Willi Besmanoff 51 32 8
Cocoa Expo Stadium, Cocoa
W-RTD
Besmanoff failed to come out for Round 3. Besmanoff substituted for Fred Sullivan.
1967-04-04 Willi Besmanoff 51 31 8
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W-TKO
1:02    ref: Barney Felix
1967-03-20 Buddy Moore 5 7 0
Four Seasons Arena, Walpole
W-KO
1967-02-22 Dick Wipperman 32 7 1
Armory, Akron
W-TKO
0:59    
Wipperman was knocked down once in the second and three times in the 3rd round.
1967-01-16 Vic Brown 9 7 0
Four Seasons Arena, Walpole
W-KO
1966-12-16 Willie McCormick debut
Labrador City
W-KO
1966-11-28 Dave Russell 8 15 3
Saint John
W-TKO
1966-11-21 Boston Jacobs 6 2 0
Cobo Arena, Detroit
W-TKO
1966-10-12 Dick Wipperman 32 6 1
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal
W-TKO
0:43    
Wipperman down 3 times in the bout.
1966-09-16 Bob Avery 15 8 2
Sales Pavilion, Edmonton
W-KO
2:00    ref: Jack Berry
Chuvalo walloped Avery to the canvas five times before the referee stopped the bout
1966-08-16 Mel Turnbow 6 6 0
Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal
W-KO
1966-06-23 Oscar Bonavena 20 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-MD
ref: Arthur Mercante 4-4   Tony Castellano 4-5   Tony Rossi 3-7
1966-05-14 Levi Forte 16 11 2
Miner's Forum, Glace Bay
W-TKO
2:45    
Forte's corner threw in the towel

1966-03-29 Muhammad Ali 22 0 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
L-UD
ref: Jackie Silvers 65-73   Tony Canzano 63-74   Jackie Johnston 62-74

Chuvalo reportedly took this bout on 17 days' notice.
1966-01-25 Eduardo Corletti 11 4 5
Olympia, Kensington
L-PTS
1965-12-07 Joe Bygraves 42 26 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington
W-PTS
1965-11-01 Ernie Terrell 37 4 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
L-UD
ref: Sammy Luftspring 65-72   Billy Burke 65-69   Fred Nobert 65-73

1965-08-17 Orvin Veazey 3 8 2
Exhibition Stadium, Regina
W-KO
0:44    ref: Bill Cozman
1965-06-30 Dave Bailey 13 12 3
Exhibition Stadium, Regina
W-KO
0:38    ref: Barney Ross
1965-06-07 Sonny Andrews 1 7 0
Saint John
W-TKO
2:33    ref: Willie Pep
1965-04-19 Bill Nielsen 21 5 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
2:47    ref: Jackie Silvers
1965-02-01 Floyd Patterson 41 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Zach Clayton 5-6   Joe Armstrong 4-8   Tony Castellano 5-7
1964-11-09 Calvin Butler 14 20 0
Hull Arena, Hull
W-KO
2:35    
Butler substituted for Don Warner.
1964-10-02 Doug Jones 24 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:28    ref: Arthur Mercante
Jones was down once in the 11th, before referee Arthur Mercante stopped it. Chuvalo led on two of the three scorecards at the time of the stoppage.
1964-07-27 Don Prout 21 4 0
Sargent Field, New Bedford
W-TKO
1:09    ref: Billy Connelly
1964-03-18 Hugh Mercier 2 3 0
Auditorium, Regina
W-KO
1:58    ref: Vince Leier

1964-01-17 Zora Folley 65 7 3
Arena, Cleveland
L-UD
ref: Tony LaBranch 45-50   Charley Bill 42-49   Bill Thompson 44-47
1963-11-08 Tony Alongi 31 2 0
Auditorium, Miami Beach
D-PTS
First decision had been W 10 for Alongi, but recheck showed error in refree's card and commision changed decision. Alongi down once in the 3rd round.
1963-09-27 Mike DeJohn 46 11 1
Convention Center, Louisville
W-MD
ref: Don Asbury 49-49   Tom Nuckles 46-42   Kenny Pastor 47-42
1963-05-18 Lloyd Washington 0 3 0
Central High Field House, Battle Creek
W-KO
1:11    ref: Lou Jallos
1963-04-29 Chico Gardner 4 11 2
London
W-TKO
1963-04-22 James Wakefield 5 1 0
Windsor Arena, Windsor
W-TKO
0:50    ref: George Tessier
Wakefield was knocked down three times in the fifth round.
1963-03-15 Rico Brooks 5 10 1
Graystone Ballroom, Detroit
W-TKO
2:11    ref: Lou Handler
1961-10-02 Joe Erskine 38 5 1
Toronto
L-DQ
1:27    ref: Sammy Luftspring
Chuvalo was disqualified for head-butting.
1961-08-08 Bob Cleroux 27 2 1
Delormier Stadium, Montreal
L-SD
ref: Nick Nickolo   Johnny Gow 56-54   Rene Ouimet 52-54   Harry Shulman 50-56

1961-06-27 Willi Besmanoff 44 25 7
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
1:29    ref: Jackie Silvers
Besmanoff was knocked down six times
1961-03-27 Alex Miteff 23 7 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-SD
ref: Bobby Laurence 48-44   Les Black 48½-48   Jackie Johnston 48-49
1960-11-23 Bob Cleroux 24 1 1
Forum, Montreal
W-UD
ref: Jack Sharkey   Leon Germain 57-53   Bobby Leitham 57-53   Harry Shulman 55-53

1960-08-17 Bob Cleroux 21 1 1
Delormier Stadium, Montreal
L-SD
ref: Jersey Joe Walcott   Johnny Gow 56-53   Rene Ouimet 53-55   Irving Phillips 52-56

1960-07-19 Pete Rademacher 7 3 1
Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto
L-UD
1959-11-17 Yvon Durelle 83 21 2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
1:01    ref: Jackie Silvers

Durelle was down once in the 1st and 9th, twice in the 10th, and again for the count in the 12th.
1959-09-14 Frankie Daniels 34 16 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
1958-10-17 Pat McMurtry 29 2 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Ruby Goldstein 1-8   Artie Aidala 3-7   Frank Forbes 2-8
1958-09-15 James J Parker 29 6 4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
2:00    ref: Sammy Luftspring

Parker was knocked down three times.
1958-06-16 Alex Miteff 15 1 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
D-MD
ref: Billy Burke 46-45   Tony Conagano 45-45   Jackie Johnston 46-46
Miteff was knocked down in the 10th round. Referee Burke took a round away from Miteff for a low blow but judge Johnston ignored his instruction, which would have given the decision to Chuvalo.
1958-04-21 Howard King 37 12 6
Toronto
W-KO
1958-01-27 Julio Mederos 21 17 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-UD
Mederos was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
1957-09-09 Bob Baker 47 11 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
L-UD
1957-06-06 Joe Schmolze 10 4 1
Fort William
W-KO
1:54    
Joe Schmolze fought this fight under the alias "Joe Olsen". Schmolze was a substitute for Kid Gage.
1957-04-22 Emil Brtko 20 6 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-TKO
1:52    ref: Sammy Luftspring
1957-03-25 Moses Graham 2 5 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
2:49    
Graham was down twice.
1957-03-04 Walter Hafer 22 25 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
1957-01-14 Sid Russell 4 3 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
1956-11-19 Bob Biehler 16 7 1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-UD
1956-10-22 Howard King 34 10 5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
L-SD
Referee voted for Chuvalo.
1956-09-10 Joe Evans 0 2 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
1956-06-11 Johnny Arthur 30 7 0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-UD
1956-04-24 Gordon Baldwin debut
Toronto
W-TKO
2:00    ref: Jack Dempsey
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament final
Source: Ottawa Citizen
1956-04-24 Jim Leonard debut
Toronto
W-KO
1:02    
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament
1956-04-24 Ross Gregory debut
Toronto
W-KO
1:19    
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament
1956-04-24 Ed McGee debut
Toronto
W-KO
2:15    
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament