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Bob Bozic boxer

Bob Bozic image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Debut 1970-01-27
Born 1950-06-02
Nationality Canada
Residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada
bouts
17
won
14
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
17
won
14
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Debut 1970-01-27
Born 1950-06-02
Nationality Canada
Residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bob Bozic's father, Dobrivoje Božić, was a successful Serbian engineer who fled from Communism after World War II and emigrated to Canada. In the 1960s Bob Bozic became estranged from his father and was living in Toronto, a vagrant by choice. He was introduced to prize fighting by Bertie Mignacco, a local heavy who ran a bookmaking operation behind Ciro's restaurant. In his short career he had 26 fights, but after two losses he decided to call it quits. He used to spar with George Chuvalo, his friend.Bozic used to work as a bartender in New York City at Fanelli Cafe.

Bob Bozic's father, Dobrivoje Božić, was a successful Serbian engineer who fled from Communism after World War II and emigrated to Canada. In the 1960s Bob Bozic became estranged from his father and was living in Toronto, a vagrant by choice. He was introduced to prize fighting by Bertie Mignacco, a local heavy who ran a bookmaking operation behind Ciro's restaurant. In his short career he had 26 fights, but after two losses he decided to call it quits. He used to spar with George Chuvalo, his friend.Bozic used to work as a bartender in New York City at Fanelli Cafe.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 8, 1977 Harry Terrell WWWLWL C.N.E. Coliseum, Toronto LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1974 Koroseta Kid WWLLWL Honolulu International Center, Honolulu WIN
Majority decision
Aug. 22, 1974 Mel Marshall LLDLD Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 10, 1973 Larry Holmes WWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 5, 1973 Tommy Kost WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 20, 1972 G.G. Maldonado DWWWLD Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
DQ
Oct. 29, 1971 Brian O'Melia WLWWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 19, 1971 Kenny Shea WWWLLL Coliseum, Toronto WIN
KO
July 15, 1971 John Williams Toronto WIN
KO
Oct. 15, 1970 Len Couture LLLLLL Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto WIN
KO
Aug. 20, 1970 Kenny Baker LWLLWW C.N.E. Coliseum, Toronto WIN
KO
Aug. 4, 1970 Brian O'Melia WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 8, 1970 Walt Dolder LWLLLL York Centre Ballroom, Toronto WIN
Points
May 4, 1970 Walt Dolder LLWLLL Toronto WIN
Points
April 7, 1970 Yvon Savage LL Toronto WIN
KO
Feb. 27, 1970 Jim Hall L Toronto WIN
KO
Jan. 27, 1970 Al Hugley LLLL Royal York Hotel, Toronto WIN
Technical knockout