Chuck Wepner Rank
About Chuck Wepner
Chuck Wepner, born Charles Wepner, is an American retired professional boxer. He fought in the heavyweight class from 1964 until 1978 when he officially retired.
He is famous for his 1975 title match with then-WBA and WBC heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, in which the latter knocked him out with a few seconds left to end the 15th round. His life and career were the subjects of the 2016 biopic film, “Chuck”.
He grew up under the care of his mother and grandparents in Bayonne, New Jersey, where he claimed to have learnt fighting on the streets. He has been married three times.
He held the USA New Jersey State heavyweight and National Americas heavyweight titles at certain points in his career.
He beat Ernie Terrell, a former World Heavyweight Champion, to win the then-vacant National Americas heavyweight title in 1973.
Chuck Wepner Rank
Chuck Wepner's Popularity
Chuck Wepner is a famous United States Marine and professional boxer, who was born on February 26, 1939. As a person born on this date, Chuck Wepner is listed in our database as the 95th most popular celebrity for the day (February 26) and the 170th most popular for the year (1939).
People born on February 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Chuck Wepner is the 2830th most popular Pisces.
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