With a record of 48-4-0 (42 KO's) Duane Bobick born August 24th 1950 was a orthodox boxer with a 6 year career as a professional lasting from April 1973 to November 22nd, 2018. November 2018 was the last time Duane Bobick fought. The longest win streak that Bobick has ever recorded was between April 1973 and October 1976 when it totaled 38 wins. Bobick's longest KO streak is 19 fights long.
In April 1973 Bobick faced Tommy Burns in his debut bout over 4 rounds, but only 1 were needed as Bobick became the quickest person ever to stop Burns via a 1 round KO victory. Bobick then went on to win his next 26 fights - fighting 15 times in 1973 and once in 1975 racking up wins against Jimmy Cross, Ted Gullick and Doug Kirk amongst others.
Bobick then went on to fight and beat Bunny Johnson on May 24th, 1976 maintaining his unbeaten record. The win against Johnson happened in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Taking his record to 37-0-0. Bobick then went on to win his next fight against Chuck Wepner.
Fred Houpe was up next for Bobick on October 30th, 1976. Bobick continued with his winning streak by beating Houpe. Continuing his career, Bobick fought Fred Houpe in 1976 over 10 rounds. Bobick was the 2nd person to go the distance with Fred Houpe.
The first defeat of Bobick's career came against Ken Norton on May 11th, 1977. This took his career record to 38-1-0. Norton proved to be too much for Bobick, destroying him in round 1 via TKO and bringing the first stoppage defeat of Bobick's career. Bobick took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Pedro Agosto and Scott Ledoux.
Taking another knock in his career, Kallie Knoetze was next in line for Bobick with Knoetze coming out victorious. Bobick career was at 40-2-0 following the fight. Bobick fought Kallie Knoetze and was defeated via KO in the 10 round bout. This was Bobick's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 3rd round. Bobick's win streak of 40 rose to 48 following 8 great wins, becoming the 4th person to stop Mike Schutte (Round 8 RTD), 4th person to stop John Jordan (Round 1 KO) and 4th person to stop Fernando Montes (Round 3 KO).
Bobick's next defeat of his career came against John Tate on February 17th, 1979 taking his career record to 48-3-0. Bobick was beaten by John Tate in the 1st round. Bobick had only ever been stopped 3 times previously in his career.
Bobick's next defeat of his career came against George Chaplin on July 3rd, 1979. This proved to be one fight too many for Bobick's career, Chaplin was the victor becoming only the 4th person to stop Bobick. RTD in the 6th. Bobick decided to call it a day after this fight.