Bob Foster vs. Dick Tiger

By Boxing News on May 24, 2013
Bob Foster vs. Dick Tiger
Tiger was 57-17-3 coming in. Foster was 29-4 and one of the hardest punchers in history.

On May 24, 1968 at New York’s Madison Square Garden, WBC/WBA light heavyweight champion Dick Tiger, from Amaigbo, Nigeria, defended his title against Bob Foster, from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tiger was the former middleweight champ and as rugged a customer as they come. The 5’8” Tiger was 57-17-3 coming in. The 6’3” Foster was 29-4 and one of the hardest punchers in boxing history. The fight was scheduled for 15 rounds…

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  1. Eric 01:47pm, 05/24/2013

    Bob “The Beast” Foster was nearly unbeatable at light heavy but failed miserably when matched against the big boys at heavy.

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