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On This Day: Floyd Patterson and George Chuvalo clash in unforgettable non-title fight

Floyd Patterson earns his shot at champion Muhammad Ali after thrilling war with George Chuvalo
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Technical difficulties meant that those who had hoped to watch the fight in parts of Canada were blacked out until the 10th round, with refunds given to more than 2,300 fans in Vancouver and another 1,400 in Victoria. Police were called in Vancouver to quell rows between angry fans.

 

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