This Day in Boxing

Dick Tiger Stops Gene Fullmer This Day August 10, 1963

 

Dick Tiger Stops Gene Fullmer This Day August 10, 1963 and retains the middleweight crown

 

 

  • Gene Fullmer 160 lbs
  • Dick Tiger 159¾ lbs
  • RTD at 3:00 in round 7 of 15
  • Location: Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Referee: Jack Hart
  • World Boxing Association Middleweight Title (2nd defense by Tiger)
  • World Boxing Council Middleweight Title (Inaugural title)

 

Notes

A crowd of over 35,000 produced a gate of $250,000.

Tiger was guaranteed $100,000 and Fullmer $60,000.

This was Fullmer’s last fight.

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