This Day in Boxing

Joe Frazier Beats Joe Bugner This Day July 2, 1973

 

 

Joe Frazier Beats Joe Bugner This Day July 2, 1973

 

 

  • Joe Frazier 208 lbs
  • Joe Bugner 221 lbs
  • PTS in round 12 of 12
  • Location: Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
  • Referee: Harry Gibbs 59¼-58½

 

British referee Harry Gibbs, the only official, scored it 59¼ points for Frazier and 58½ for Bugner. Under the British scoring system, the winner of a round receives 5 points and the loser 4¾.

Frazier put Bugner down with a left hook in a neutral corner in the tenth round.

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