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‘Chuvalo vs. Clay Turns 50’

“It was the biggest fight in Canadian boxing history and it turned George Chuvalo into a source of national pride, even if he lost the one-sided contest to the man they call “The Greatest”, Muhammad Ali. INSIDE SPORTS, Chuvalo vs. Clay Turns 50, 800x800“Chuvalo’s epic 15-round bout with Ali at ‘Maple Leaf Gardens’ on March 29, 1966, transformed the lightly-regarded Toronto fighter into a symbol of courage and determination, and lifted him into the top rank of contenders during a golden age of heavyweights. Continue reading ‘Chuvalo vs. Clay Turns 50’