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Chuck Wepner boxer

Chuck Wepner image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 5″/196cm
Debut 1964-08-05
Born 1939-02-26
Nationality USA
Residence Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
bouts
52
won
36
lost
14
draw
2
bouts
52
won
36
lost
14
draw
2
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 5″/196cm
Debut 1964-08-05
Born 1939-02-26
Nationality USA
Residence Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

Wepner's boxing career, his connection to the 1976 film Rocky, and other life events were chronicled in the 2016 film, Chuck.Charles Wepner was born February 26, 1939 in New York City, the son of Dolores (Hrynko) and Charles William Wepner.citation needed He is of German, Ukrainian, and Belarussian descent.

Wepner's boxing career, his connection to the 1976 film Rocky, and other life events were chronicled in the 2016 film, Chuck.Charles Wepner was born February 26, 1939 in New York City, the son of Dolores (Hrynko) and Charles William Wepner.citation needed He is of German, Ukrainian, and Belarussian descent.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 26, 1978 Scott Frank WWWW Ice World, Totowa USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 2, 1978 Tom Healy LWWLLL Old Armory, Jersey City WIN
Technical knockout
April 7, 1978 Johnny Blaine DLLLLL Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1977 Horst Geisler LWWWLW Broome County Arena, Binghamton LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 19, 1977 Mike Schutte WWWWLW Wembley Stadium, Johannesburg LOSS
Points
Oct. 2, 1976 Duane Bobick WWWWWW Utica College Sports Complex, Utica LOSS
Technical knockout
May 6, 1976 Tommy Sheehan LLWDLL High School Gym, Kearny WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1975 Johnny Dolan National Guard Armory, Fort Lauderdale WIN
KO
Nov. 13, 1975 Johnny Evans Exposition Building, Portland WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1975 Muhammad Ali WLWWWW Richfield Coliseum, Richfield World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 3, 1974 Terry Hinke WWLWWW Salt Palace, Salt Lake City WIN
Technical knockout
May 23, 1974 Charley Polite LLLLWL Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
KO
March 8, 1974 Randy Neumann WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1974 Billy Williams LLWLWW Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Points
June 23, 1973 Ernie Terrell WWWWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City Vacant National Americas Heavyweight

WIN
Points
March 15, 1973 Billy Marquart WWLLLW Embassy Hall, North Bergen USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 7, 1972 John Clohessy WLWLWW Marist High School Gym, Bayonne WIN
Points
April 15, 1972 Randy Neumann WWWWWW Armory, Jersey City USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 9, 1971 Randy Neumann WWWWWW Embassy Hall, North Bergen USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Oct. 14, 1971 Mike Boswell WWLLLL Embassy Hall, North Bergen USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 16, 1971 Jesse Crown LLWWWL Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
KO
Jan. 6, 1971 Jerry Judge WWWWWW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 8, 1970 Joe Bugner WWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley LOSS
Corner retirement
June 29, 1970 Sonny Liston WWWWWL Armory, Jersey City LOSS
Corner retirement
Jan. 26, 1970 Manuel Ramos WLWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 19, 1969 Pedro Agosto WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 18, 1969 George Foreman WWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
June 22, 1969 Jose Roman WLLWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Points
April 28, 1969 Mike Bruce LLLLLL Plaza Arena, Secaucus WIN
Points
March 14, 1969 Roberto Davila LLWLWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 13, 1968 Jerry Tomasetti WWWWWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 9, 1968 Mert Brownfield LWLWLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1968 Forest Ward WWDWDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1968 Mike Bruce LLLLLL Plaza Arena, Secaucus WIN
Points
April 30, 1968 Eddie Vick WLLWLL Walpole WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 22, 1968 Clay Thomas LDLLLL Plaza Arena, Secaucus WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1967 Charlie Harris LLDW Plaza Arena, Secaucus WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1967 Jerry Tomasetti LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
April 28, 1967 Don McAteer WLDLWL Armory, Jersey City vacant USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 18, 1967 Lou Hicks WWWLWL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton vacant USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 21, 1966 Dave Centi LLLLWL Madison Square Garden, New York vacant USA New Jersey State Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 3, 1966 Johnny Deutsch WWWLWW Memorial Stadium, Scranton WIN
Technical knockout
April 6, 1966 Cleo Daniels WLLWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1966 Jerry Tomasetti WLWWL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Points
Jan. 7, 1966 Buster Mathis WWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 19, 1965 Bob Stallings LWWWWL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens LOSS
Split-decision
March 23, 1965 Everett Copeland DLLDLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens DRAW
Points
Jan. 19, 1965 Ray Patterson WWWWWW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 18, 1964 Jerry Tomasetti WLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 27, 1964 Everett Copeland LLLDLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens DRAW
Points
Aug. 14, 1964 Rudy Pavesi Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
Aug. 5, 1964 George Cooper Veterans' Stadium, Bayonne WIN
KO