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George Louis Chuvalo, también conocido como Jure Čuvalo (12 de septiembre de 1937) es un boxeador retirado croata-canadiense de los pesos pesados. Cuenta con el récord de no haber sido noqueado en 93 combates profesionales entre 1956 y 1979. Es frecuentemente considerado como quien tuvo la mejor barbilla en la historia del boxeo y también por ser uno de los boxeadores con más tiempo en actividad. Fue campeón Canadiense en los pesos pesados, tanto amateur como profesional y combatió dos veces por el Título Mundial de los Pesados. Tuvo una larga carrera y combatió en una era plagada de los mejores boxeadores pesos pesados de todos los tiempos.

George Chuvalo
George Chuvalo.jpg
Nombre Jure Čuvalo
Nacimiento 12 de septiembre de 1937 (81 años)
Bandera de Canadá Toronto, Canadá
Estadísticas
Debut 1956
Total 93
Victorias 73
 • Por nocaut 64
Derrotas 18
Empates 2
Retiro 1978

Peleó con grandes boxeadores y con verdaderos campeones entre los que destacan Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Floyd Patterson, Oscar Bonavena, Buster Mathis, Jimmy Ellis, Jerry Quarry, Cleveland Williams, Ernie Terrell, entre otros grandes.

Registros profesionalesEditar

73 ganadas (64 knockouts, 9 decisiones), 18 pérdidas (2 knockouts, 16 decisiones), 2 empates[1]
Resultado Record Oponente Tipo Round Fecha Locación Notas
Victoria 73-18-2   George Jerome TKO 3 (12) 11/12/1978   St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, Ontario Retuvo el título pesado de Canadá. This was Chuvalo's last bout, ending a 20 year career as a pro.
Victoria 72-18-2   Earl McLeay TKO 1 (12) 08/12/1977   Toronto, Ontario Retained Canada Heavyweight title. McLeay knocked out by a straight right hand.
Victoria 71-18-2   Bob Felstein KO 9 (12) 07/03/1977   North York Centennial Centre, Toronto, Ontario Won vacant Canada Heavyweight title.
Victoria 70-18-2   Mike Boswell KO 7 (10) 30/10/1973   Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga, Nueva York
Victoria 69-18-2   Tony Ventura TKO 3 (10) 25/09/1973   Twin Rinks, Cheektowaga, Nueva York
Victoria 68-18-2   Charlie Boston KO 2 (?) 05/09/1972   Port-au-Prince, Haití
Victoria 67-18-2   Tommy Burns KO 1 (?) 10/08/1972   Nelson, British Columbia Retained Canada Heavyweight title.
Derrota 66-18-2   Muhammad Ali UD 12 01/05/1972   Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia For NABF Heavyweight title.
Victoria 66-17-2   Jim Christopher KO 2 (10) 21/02/1972   Winnipeg Arena, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Victoria 65-17-2   Charley Chase TKO 6 (12) 28/01/1972   Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia Retained Canada Heavyweight title. Fight was stopped after Chase suffered a broken right hand.
Victoria 64-17-2   Cleveland Williams UD 10 17/11/1971   Astrodome, Houston, Texas
Derrota 63-17-2   Jimmy Ellis UD 10 10/05/1971   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 63-16-2 Charles Couture KO 2 (10) 11/12/1970   Austintown Fitch High School Gym, Youngstown, Ohio
Victoria 62-16-2   Tony Ventura TKO 4 (10) 05/11/1970   Forum, Montreal, Quebec
Victoria 61-16-2   Tommy Burns KO 1 (10) 24/10/1970   Hamilton, Ontario
Victoria 60-16-2   Mike Bruce KO 2 (10) 15/08/1970   Kosevo Stadium, Sarajevo, Bosnia y Herzegovina
Derrota 59-16-2   George Foreman TKO 3 (10) 04/08/1970   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, nueva York Corner stoppage. Chuvalo was rocked by a left hook and was taking punches in the corner without responding.
Victoria 59-15-2   Charlie Reno KO 3 (10) 30/06/1970   Seattle, Washington, D.C. A Reno lo noqueó cuatro veces en el 3er. round
Victoria 58-15-2   Gino Ricci TKO 1 (10) 10/05/1970   Kimberley, Columbia Británica
Victoria 57-15-2   Willie Tiger KO 10 (10) 01/05/1970   Fairgrounds, Detroit, Michigan
Victoria 56-15-2   Jerry Quarry KO 7 (10) 12/12/1969   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, Nueva York En la vuelta 7 Quarry fue noqueado por un revés zurdo en la cabeza. Se levantó a la cuenta de 3, mas decidió to take a knee, he got up at the count of 10 instead of 9 and referee Zach Clayton declared the fight over at 2:59.
Victoria 55-15-2   Leslie Borden TKO 3 (?) 16/11/1969   Kimberley, British Columbia
Victoria 54-15-2   Stamford Harris TKO 3 (?) 08/09/1969   Exhibition Pavilion, Lethbridge, Alberta
Derrota 53-15-2   Buster Mathis UD 12 03/02/1969   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, NY, EE.UU.
Victoria 53-14-2   Dante Cane TKO 7 (10) 12/11/1968   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canadá
Victoria 52-14-2   Manuel Ramos TKO 5 (10) 26/09/1968   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, NY, EE.UU. Ramos down in the 5th round.
Victoria 51-14-2   Vic Brown TKO 3 (10) 17/09/1968   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canadá Brown signalled to the referee that he had enough, after he was knocked down twice in the 3rd round.
Victoria 50-14-2   Levi Forte TKO 2 (10) 03/09/1968   Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Victoria 49-14-2   Johnny Featherman KO 1 (12) 30/06/1968   Penticton, British Columbia
Victoria 48-14-2   Jean-Claude Roy UD 12 05/06/1968   Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan Won Canada Heavyweight title. Joe Louis was the referee. There were no knockdowns and neither fighter was in serious trouble.
Derrota 47-14-2   Joe Frazier TKO 4 (10) 19/07/1967   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, EE.UU.
Victoria 47-13-2   Archie Ray TKO 2 (10) 22/06/1967   Adams Field House, Missoula, Montana
Victoria 46-13-2   Willi Besmanoff TKO 3 (10) 27/05/1967   Cocoa, Florida
Victoria 45-13-2   Willi Besmanoff TKO 3 (10) 04/04/1967   Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Victoria 44-13-2   Buddy Moore KO 2 (10) 20/03/1967   Four Seasons Arena, Walpole, Massachusetts
Victoria 43-13-2   Dick Wipperman TKO 3 (10) 22/02/1967   Armory, Akron, Ohio Wipperman was knocked down three times in the 3rd round.
Victoria 42-13-2   Vic Brown KO 4 (10) 16/01/1967   Four Seasons Arena, Walpole, Massachusetts
Victoria 41-13-2 Willie McCormick KO 3 (10) 16/12/1966   Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador
Victoria 40-13-2   Dave Russell TKO 2 (10) 28/11/1966 Plantilla:Geodatos New Brunswick Saint John, New Brunswick
Victoria 39-13-2   Boston Jacobs TKO 3 (10) 21/11/1966   Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan
Victoria 38-13-2   Dick Wipperman TKO 5 (10) 12/10/1966   Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec
Victoria 37-13-2   Bob Avery TKO 2 (15) 15/09/1966   Edmonton, Alberta Chuvalo walloped Avery to the canvas five times before the referee stopped the bout.
Victoria 36-13-2   Mel Turnbow KO 7 (10) 16/08/1966   Paul Sauve Arena, Montreal, Quebec
Derrota 35-13-2   Oscar Bonavena MD 12 23/06/1966   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, EE.UU.
Victoria 35-12-2   Levi Forte TKO 2 (10) 15/05/1966 Plantilla:Geodatos Nova Scotia Miner's Forum, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia Forte's corner threw in the towel.
Derrota 34-12-2   Muhammad Ali UD 15 29/03/1966   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Wor World Heavyweight title.
Derrota 34-11-2   Eduardo Corletti PTS 10 25/01/1966   Olympia, Kensington, Londres
Victoria 34-10-2   Joe Bygraves PTS 10 07/12/1965   Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, Londres Bygraves down in the 10th round.
Derrota 33-10-2   Ernie Terrell UD 15 01/11/1965   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario For WBA World Heavyweight title.
Victoria 33-9-2   Orvin Veazey KO 2 (10) 17/08/1965   Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan
Victoria 32-9-2   Dave Bailey KO 3 (10) 30/06/1965   Exhibition Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan
Victoria 31-9-2   Ed Sonny Andrews TKO 1 (10) 07/06/1965 Plantilla:Geodatos New Brunswick Saint John, New Brunswick
Victoria 30-9-2   Bill Nielsen TKO 8 (10) 19/04/1965   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Derrota 29-9-2   Floyd Patterson UD 12 01/02/1965   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, EE.UU. 1965 Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
Victoria 29-8-2   Calvin Butler KO 3 (10) 10/11/1964   Hull, Quebec
Victoria 28-8-2   Doug Jones TKO 11 (12) 02/10/1964   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, EE.UU. Jones was down once in the 11th, before referee Arthur Mercante stopped it. Chuvalo led on two of the three scorecards at the time of the stoppage.
Victoria 27-8-2   Don Prout TKO 3 (10) 27/07/1964   Sargent Field, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Victoria 26-8-2   Hugh Mercier KO 1 (12) 18/03/1964   Regina, Saskatchewan Won vacant Canada Heavyweight title.
Derrota 25-8-2   Zora Folley UD 10 17/01/1964   Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Empate 25-7-2   Tony Alongi PTS 10 08/11/1963   Miami Beach, Florida First decision had been win for Alongi, but recheck showed error in referee's card and commission changed decision.
Victoria 25-7-1   Mike DeJohn MD 10 27/09/1963   Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky DeJohn was down in the 2nd & 6th rounds.
Victoria 24-7-1   Lloyd Washington KO 2 (10) 18/05/1963   Central High Field House, Battle Creek, Michigan
Victoria 23-7-1   Chico Gardner KO 4 (?) 29/04/1963   London, Ontario
Victoria 22-7-1   James Wakefield TKO 6 (10) 22/04/1963   Arena, Windsor, Ontario
Victoria 21-7-1   Rico Brooks TKO 2 (?) 15/03/1963   Arena, Detroit, Michigan
Derrota 20-7-1   Joe Erskine DQ 5 (10) 02/10/1961   Toronto, Ontario Chuvalo descalificado por cabezazo
Derrota 20-6-1   Bob Cleroux SD 12 08/08/1961   Delormier Stadium, Montreal, Quebec Lost Canada Heavyweight title.
Victoria 20-5-1   Willi Besmanoff TKO 4 (10) 27/06/1961   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 19-5-1   Alex Miteff SD 10 27/03/1961   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 18-5-1   Bob Cleroux UD 12 23/11/1960   Forum, Quebec Won Canada Heavyweight title.
Derrota 17-5-1   Bob Cleroux SD 12 17/08/1960   Delormier Stadium, Montreal, Quebec Lost Canada Heavyweight title.
Derrota 17-4-1   Pete Rademacher UD 10 19/07/1960   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 17-3-1   Yvon Durelle KO 12 (12) 17/11/1959   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Retained Canada Heavyweight title. Durelle was down once in the 1st and 9th, twice in the 10th, and again for the count in the 12th.
Victoria 16-3-1   Frankie Daniels TKO 7 (10) 14/09/1959   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canadá
Derrota 15-3-1   Pat McMurtry UD 10 17/10/1958   Madison Square Garden, Nueva York, EE.UU.
Victoria 15-2-1   James J Parker KO 1 (12) 15/09/1959   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Won vacant Canada Heavyweight title. Parker was knocked down three times.
Empate 14-2-1   Alex Miteff PTS 10 16/06/1958   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Miteff fue noqueado en el 10º round
Victoria 14–2   Howard King KO 2 (10) 21/04/1958   Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 13–2   Julio Mederos UD 10 27/01/1958   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Mederos was knocked down twice in the 2nd round.
Derrota 12–2   Bob Baker UD 10 09/09/1957   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 12–1   Joe Schmolze KO 4 (10) 06/06/1957   Fort William, Toronto, Ontario Joe Schmolze fought this fight under the alias "Joe Olsen". Schmolze was a substitute for Kid Gage.
Victoria 11–1   Emil Brtko TKO 2 (10) 04/22/1957   Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 10–1   Moses Graham KO 2 (10) 25/03/1957   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 9–1   Walter Hafer KO 3 (8) 04/03/1957   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 8–1   Sid Russell KO 1 (8) 14/01/1957   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 7–1   Bob Biehler UD 8 19/11/1956   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Derrota 6–1   Howard King SD 8 22/10/1956   Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 6–0   Joe Evans KO 1 (8) 10/09/1956   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 5–0   Johnny Arthur UD 8 11/06/1956   Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Victoria 4–0 Ed McGee KO 1 (?) 23/04/1956   Toronto, Ontario Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament.
Victoria 3–0 Ross Gregory KO 1 (?) 23/04/1956   Toronto, Ontario Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament.
Victoria 2–0   Jim Leonard KO 2 (?) 23/04/1956   Toronto, Ontario Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament.
Victoria 1–0   Gordon Baldwin TKO 2 (?) 23/04/1956   Toronto, Ontario Jack Dempsey Heavyweight Novice Tournament.

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  1. «Récord profesional de George Chuvalo» (en inglés). Consultado el 2 de junio de 2013. 

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