Light-Heavyweight Champion Boxing Gloves
Contact Gallery + Floorplan
Canadian boxer Yvon Durelle’s boxing gloves have been donated and are now on display in the CONTACT gallery. Durelle, known as the Fighting Fisherman from Baie Ste. Anne, NB, fought in the 1950s and became the Commonwealth Light-Heavyweight Champion and the British Empire Light-Heavyweight Champion in 1957. In 105 professional bouts, Durelle won 44 by knockout and 38 by decision. He lost ten by decision, three on foul, and was knocked out nine times.