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Conclusion of 1970s Heavyweights

Of the 24 fighters listed above only half are still alive today. Those still with us are Joe Bugner (70), George Chuvalo (82), Alfredo Evangelista (65), George Foreman (71), Ernie Shavers (75), Leon Spinks (66), Chuck Wepner (82), Larry Holmes (70), Mike Weaver (69), Gerry Cooney (63), Gerrie Coetzee (65), and Duane Bobick (69). In my next article, I will cover one of my favorite divisions of this era and into the 1980s, the welterweights that featured Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas “Hitman” Hearns.

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