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Old 09-13-2009, 03:05 PM   #14
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Default Re: Oscar Bonavena vs. Earnie Shavers

Originally Posted by red cobra View Post
Oscar used an awkwardly effective "boxing" style against Chuvalo similar to the one Gene Fullmer used twice against Carmen Basilio. Oscar I think was aiming for a points win over Chuvalo and was at least a bit more clever against Chuvalo than was Jerry Quarry, who I think was gunning for a stoppage of some sort over George before he got careless and got hit.
Bonavena should be credited as the only man who knocked Chuvalo down.
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