Dick Tiger vs. Gene Fullmer (3rd meeting)

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Fullmer throws a right at Tiger

Gene Fullmer 160 lbs lost to Dick Tiger 160 lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 7 of 15

  • Date: 1963-08-10
  • Location: Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Referee: Jack Hart


  • A crowd of over 35,000 produced a gate of $250,000.
  • Tiger was guaranteed $100,000 and Fullmer $60,000.
  • This was Fullmer's last fight.

Preceded by:
Tiger vs. Fullmer II
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 3
Succeeded by:
Tiger vs. Giardello III
Preceded by:
Inaugural Title Fight
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 1
Succeeded by:
Tiger vs. Giardello III