During the 1960′s and the early 70′s the state of California produced several world class heavyweights. Talented and capable boxers like Jerry Quarry, Henry Clark, Mac Foster and Kenny Norton. The city of Wilmington was represented by a rough and tough customer by the name of Joey Orbillo. Joey did not have a lot of fights in a career that lasted less then a decade. He did have...
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43 Years Ago: Frazier outslugs Quarry in an Epic

    On June 23, 1969 at New York's Madison Square Garden, Joe Frazier met the popular Irish fighter, Jerry Quarry, for the New York State recognized heavyweight title. Back in the day, the New York State Boxing Commission wielded quite a bit of power. Commissioner Edwin Dooley wasted little time stripping Muhammad Ali of his heavyweight title when Ali refused induction into...
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Larry Middleton a fighter who never came close to a world title shot

What would you say about a fighter who met the likes of Ken Norton, Ron Lyle, Jimmy Ellis, Jerry Quarry, Oscar Bonevena and Joe Bugner? All boxers who either held or fought for the world’s heavyweight championship. Yet this fighter never came close to a world title shot. You could call him “Hard Luck”. I would call him Larry Middleton.
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What If? Foreman vs Quarry in 1973

Super Fights.. It is a very over used term these days. Some of the PPV “Super Fights” of today would have been nice Saturday afternoon feature bouts on ABC’s Wide World Of Sports in my day.There were several bouts from the late 1960′s to the early 1980′s I wish would have been made. These are bouts that actually had been rumored in the making or someone’s wishful thinking...
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An overlooked heavyweight in the talent rich 1970′s was New Jersey’s Randy Neumann. Born on July 21, 1948 Randy joined the punch for pay ranks in 1969. He reeled off eleven straight wins but in 1971 he was stopped in two by Jimmy Harris. Randy came right back to decision Harris in a return bout. Randy continued his move up the ladder with two decisions over rugged Argentine...
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Way back in the 1960′s boxing fans and the media still searched for a heavyweight “White Hope”. There was Jerry Quarry and George Chuvalo along with the likes of Tony Doyle,etc…In 1966 a fighter emerged from the upper northwest region of the United States. He was strong,aggressive and packed a wallop. He was quickly added to the White Hope bandwagon. His name was Daniel Victor...
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  Remember Jerry Quarry? He was a perennial mainstay in the heavyweight division throughout the1960′s and 1970′s. The dominant “White Hope” of that era. Jerry was always in the thick of the title picture and had a tremendous following. The fans either loved him or hated him. They could never seem to find a middle ground and either could the odds makers. Just when it seemed...
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