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

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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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