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George Godfrey

George Godfrey

George "Old Chocolate" Godfrey was a Black Canadian heavyweight boxer who held the distinction of being World 'Colored' Heavyweight Champion during his career. He is not to be confused with the American heavyweight George Godfrey who claimed the same Championship 42 years after his Canadian namesake. Godfrey was inducted into the PEI Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.

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