The Fight City Podcast No. 47

Brand new edition of our podcast is now available for your listening pleasure fight fans, hosted as always by Alden Chodash, as he and site contributor Jeffery Fuss discuss the highly entertaining Showtime card that went down this past weekend, including the scintillating duel between Stephen Fulton Jr and Angelo Leo, a clear early favorite for 2021’s Fight Of The Year. Plus, Alden is then joined by editor-in-chief Michael Carbert to look back on the careers of Floyd Patterson and George Chuvalo and revisit their high-stakes showdown in 1966, a thrilling heavyweight war that attracted a record crowd to Madison Square Garden. Check it out:

“But in February of 1965 a strange and unexpected thing happened: a non-title match that shouldn’t have garnered much attention outside of the hardcore fight crowd became a major event with keen interest from sports fans and the mainstream media. The huge success of the battle between former champion Floyd Patterson and top contender George Chuvalo showed that boxing, despite everything, maintained a strong hold on the public imagination.”           From “Feb. 1, 1965: Patterson vs Chuvalo” 

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