BOB FOSTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

FOSTER – RONDON ; “I Pity The Poor Fool”

Bob Foster won the light heavyweight championship of the world on May 24th, 1968. He would dominate the division until 1974. Only once during that time did Bob lose possession of his title. Well in reality it was taken from him. The World Boxing Association in their divine wisdom stripped Bob of his title recognition. In their eyes the winner of a bout between long time contender...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

JORGE AHUMADA

In the early 1970’s he was the hottest light heavyweight in the world. He would eventually garner three shots at recognition as champion. All three would travel the true championship distance of fifteen rounds. In all three Jorge would come up short. Jorge turned pro in 1968 in his native Argentina. In his home country he would meet future champion Victor Galindez four times....
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

What if? Jimmy Ellis vs Bob Foster in 1969

In April of 1967, Jimmy Ellis pounded out a fifteen round decision over Jerry Quarry to win the vacant W.B.A. heavyweight championship. In March of 1968, Joe Frazier halted Buster Mathis to win heavyweight title recognition in New York State. Two months later Bob Foster knocked out the great Dick Tiger to capture the light heavyweight crown. 
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WHAT IF ? JIMMY ELLIS -VS- BOB FOSTER 1969

In April of 1967, Jimmy Ellis pounded out a fifteen round decision over Jerry Quarry to win the vacant W.B.A. heavyweight championship. In March of 1968, Joe Frazier halted Buster Mathis to win heavyweight title recognition in New York State. Two months later Bob Foster knocked out the great Dick Tiger to capture the light heavyweight crown. Foster felt the big money was in the heavyweight...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

GEORGE “SCRAP IRON” JOHNSON

He only won 22 of 54 professional contests in a career that spanned seventeen years. He still became one of the most recognizable heavyweight “journeymen” of his era. Although his record is dotted with losses, it looks like a who’s who of the heavyweight division during the 1960′s and 70′s. He battled three world champions and seven men who fought for the heavyweight title...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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