Found August 29, 2013 on Streaming Sports Talk:
PLAYERS: Bob Foster
He only won 22 of 54 professional contests in a career that spanned seventeen years. He still became one of the most recognizable heavyweight “journeymen” of his era. Although his record is dotted with losses, it looks like a who’s who of the heavyweight division during the 1960′s and 70′s. He battled three world champions and seven men who fought for the heavyweight title. Also one who fought the great Bob Foster for the light heavyweight title. He also faced ten others who at one point or another were considered legitimate contenders. George “Scrap Iron” Johnson was only 5′ 9″ tall so he was usually at a disadvantage against the big heavyweights. Still he took on all comers. He began his career in 1958 and had his last fight in 1975 when he was stopped in five rounds by the then up and coming Duane Bobick. In only his sixth pro fight he met future contender Tod Herring and was stopped in six.In 1964 he suffered losses to Andy Kendall and Thad Spencer. In 1965 he lost to Amos “Big ...
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