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Fights - 1951  

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 January 4, 1951  (Thursday) Cambria

Promoter: Joe Wenke

 Ted Calaman KO2 Rocky Brown  
 Al Capers TKO6 Cliff Bickel  
 Marvin Edelman TKO4 Al Howard  
 Gene Tackash TKO4 Jimmy Esmond  
 Mike DeStefano W4 Arturo Ciao  
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 January 22, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Tommy Ciarlo W10 Eddie Giosa  
 Harold Johnson KO4 Solomon Dusty Wilkerson  
 Holly Mims KO8 Jose Basora  
 Gil Turner KO2 Jimmy Sanders  
 Lloyd Tate D6 Santa Bucca  
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 January 30, 1951  (Tuesday) Arena
 Percy Bassett KO8 Harold Dade  
 Calvin Smith W10 Jimmy Carter  
 Gil Turner KO8 Bobby Rosado  
 Terry Moore W8 Charley Spicer  
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 February 3, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Bobby Whye KO8 Joe Brewer  
 Tony Fargineri W4 Chico Corsey  
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 February 10, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Joey Giardello W8 Jan Henri  
 Charley Douglas KO1 Johnny Boyd  
 Arturo Ciao W4 Mike DeStephano  
 Chuck Bloss W6 Cliff Evans  
 Tony Fargineri KO1 Henry Branson  
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 February 17, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Gil Turner W8 Jimmy DeCerio  
 Joey Bishop KO2 George Justine  
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 February 19, 1951  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 7,801

 Joe Miceli W10 Ike Williams unanimous decision
 Dan Bucceroni TKO6 Jimmy Rouse Bucceroni down twice in 1st
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 February 24, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Joey Giardello KO3 Tony Wolfe  
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 March 5, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Percy Bassett W10 Jimmy Carter unanimous decision
 Gil Turner KO5 Jimmy Sanders 2:52
 George Benton W6 Billy Whye  
 Arthur Persley TKO4 Honey Elliot  
 Roy Wouters KO4 Charley Douglas 1:26
 Marvin Edelman KO1 Bobby Jones  
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 March 15, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Roy Wouters W8 Joey Giardello  
 Rocky Jones KO1 Jan Henri  
 Tony Fargineri W4 Chico Corsey  
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 March 29, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Terry Moore W8 Bee Bee Wright  
 Joey Giardello W8 Primos Cutler  
 Marvin Edelman KO2 George Spartan  
 Tony Martin W6 Joey Bishop  
 Mario Marino KO3 Herb Campbell  
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 April 2, 1951  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor

 Tommy Campbell W10 Calvin Smith unanimous decision
 Charley Spicer W8 Honeychile Johnson  
 Frankie Sodano KO2 Johnny Lemons  
 Clarence Smith KO2 Baby Dutch Culbertson  
 Lloyd Tate W6 Billy Whye  
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 April 5, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Lester Felton TKO8 Bobby Lee  
 Santa Bucca W6 Dick Stern  
 Freddie Dukes D6 Nate Spellman  
 Little Beau W6 Franny DiPiano  
 Tony Fargineri TKO2 William Danford  
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 April 12, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Terry Moore W8 Jerome Richardson  
 Joey Giardello W8 Roy Wouters unanimous decision
 Bill Black KO1 Bob Jackson  
 Tommy Ray W6 Johnny Baker  
 Bobby Walker W4 Nate Dean  
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 April 16, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Gil Turner W10 Beau Jack Called "fight of the year"
 George Benton W8 Jetson Arnold  
 Marvin Edel man KO1 Tony Wolfe  
 Ted Calaman KO3 Tommy Giorgio  
 Ernie Roberts W4 Bob Fenty  
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 April 19, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Frankie Sodano W8 Charley Titone  
 George Benton KO1 Jimmy Moore  
 Frankie Giosa KO? Bobby White  
 Emmy Tucci KO? Billy Connor  
 Al Hauser W6 Joe Brewer  
 Mario Marino KO? John Coley  
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 May 3, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Gil Turner KO6 Jose Alberto Diaz  
 Frankie Kid Anselm W6 Al Capers  
 Little Beau D? Franny DiPiano  
 Joe Bonadies W? Harold Collier  
 Johnny Donaldson TKO2 Frankie Giosa  
 Henry Beltrante W? Little Rocky  
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 May 7, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Percy Bassett KO4 Charley Riley Percy down in 1st/great fight
 Frankie Sodano TKO5 Jesus Compos Before 5th
 Jesse Gethers W6 Jimmy DeCerio  
 Lloyd Tate W Billy Whye  
 Mario Pineiro D Honey Elliott  
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 May 21, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Gil Turner KO8 Beau Jack  
 Walter Haines W8 Jetson Arnold  
 Jimmy Franklin KO1 Jimmy Washington  
 Emmy Tucci W Dick Stern  
 Marvin Edelman W Harold Collier  
 Mandy Teal W Mario Pineiro  
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 June 11, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Gil Turner KO5 Rudy Zadell  
 Rufus Berry KO3 Jim Kimball  
 George Benton W6 Van Butler  
 Tony Wolfe W6 Johnny Brown  
 Henry Beltrante W Little Rocky  
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 June 18, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Harold Johnson KO10 Elkins Brothers 1:53
 Joey Bishop D6 Elwood Davis  
 Basil Marie W? Tommy Martin  
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 June 21, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 Joey Bishop W6 Dick Stern  
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 June 25, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Paddy DeMarco W10 Arthur King  
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 July 2, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Johnny Saxton TKO3 Lloyd Tate  
 George Benton TKO6 Emmett Norris

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 Bobby Lloyd W8 Frankie Kid Anslem  
 Leroy Richards TKO1 Ducky Willis  
 Tony Cucco TKO1 Billy Jones  
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 July 9, 1951  (Monday) Shibe Park

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 14,627  /  Gate: $60,269

 Gil Turner KO11 Charley Fusari :58
 Jetson Arnold W8 Honey Elliot  
 Orlando Zulueta W8 Bobby Fenty  
 Henry Beltrante TKO1 Billy Little  
 Freddy Russo W4 Tony Miragliotta  
 Cortez Jackson D4 Little Beau  
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 July 23, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Harold Johnson W10 Chubby Wright  
 Joey Bishop W6 Earl Hinton  
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 July 30, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Marvin Edelman W8 Jimmy Flood  
 Charley Spicer KO3 Emmett Norris  
 Tony Cocco W4 Johnny Fishcake Donaldson  
 Red Archie W4 Johnny Brown  
 Jimmy Carlini W4 Chico Corsey  
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 August 5, 1951  (Sunday) Toppi Stadium

Attendance: 2,273  /  Gate: $3,869

 Johnny Saxton TKO5 Joey Carkido

before 6th

 Harold Moore TKO1 Joe Benadies  
 Jetson Arnold W6 Lloyd Tate  
 Jimmy Franklin TKO1 Tony Wolfe  
 Basil Mirigliotti W6 Nate Spellman  
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 August 9, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 Rocky Jones KO5 Rocky Brown  
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 August 13, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Joey Giardello W8 Otis Graham Giardello came off floor to win
 Charley Spicer KO3 Jesse Gethers  
 Tony Cocco W6 Little Beau  
 Johnny Calcinore KO4 Freddy Robinson  
 Silent Billy Jones W4 Ted Queen  
 Curt Brooks TKO3 George Watson  
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 August 20, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Sandy Saddler TKO5 Hermie Freeman  
 Jimmy Franklin W6 Harold Moore  
 Bobby Griffin TKO3 Eddie McBroom  
 Jimmy Fisher KO1 Johnny Rodgers  
 Jimmy Ayres KO3 Mike Bernardo  
 Red Archie KO1 Charley Richards  
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 August 27, 1951  (Monday) Toppi Stadium
 Joey Giardello W8 Johnny Noel  
 Billy Whye W6 Jetson Arnold  
 Billy Davis W6 Earl Hilton  
 Tony Beltrante D4 Ike Wilson  
 Jimmy Carlini KO2 Ducky Willis  
 Silent Billy Jones KO Tony Carlini  
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 September 10, 1951  (Monday) Shibe Park

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 15,595  /  Gate: $64,618

 Gil Turner TKO10 Ike Williams

2:32

 Gaetano Annaloro W6 Filberto Osario  
 Santa Bucca W6 Al Mouzon  
 Cortez Jackson W6 Little Beau  
 George Justine TKO2 Frankie Dixon 1:04
 Harold Moore W6 Jimmy Franklin  
 Jimmy Washington W4 Jimmy Brown  
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 September 17, 1951  (Monday) Met
 Marvin Edelman W8 Herman McCray unanimous decision
 Harold Collier TKO4 Joe Bonadies  
 Calvin Wilson TKO1 Bobby Pinkart  
 Jimmy Carlini KO1 Tommy McElveen  
 Leonard Jefferson W4 Elwood Davis  
 Johnny Calcinore W4 Bob Warren  
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 September 24, 1951  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 4,653  /  Gate: $13,653

 Archie Moore W10 Harold Johnson unanimous decision
 Frankie Sodano W8 Hermie Freeman  
 Al Hauser TKO4 Manuel Gonzales :28
 Billy Gordon W6 Jimmy Dockery  
 Henry Brown KO1 Kid Bundy 2:38
 Bill Black TKO2 Luther Chambers 2:06
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 October 4, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 Johnny Saxton W10 Honeychile Johnson  
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 October 11, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 Charley Spicer W8 Gene Burton  
 Otis Graham W6 Harold Moore  
 Jimmy Carlini KO2 Billy James  
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 October 18, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Dan Bucceroni W8 Rocky Jones  
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 October 20, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Charley Spicer KO4 Bud Taylor  
 Joey Bishop W6 Dick Stern  
 Jay Anderson KO3 Johnny Backers  
 Johnny Cook W??? Lou Perfetti  
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 October 25, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 Marvin Edelman W8 Pat Byers  
 Billy Gillard KO5 Elwood Davis  
 Jimmy Hackney KO1 Dave Smith  
 Billy Peacock W4 Howard Curry  
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 October 27, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Frankie Sodano KO1 Chuck Burton  
 Don Braun KO3 Chico Corsey  
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 November 1, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Charley Spicer W8 Walter Haines  
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 November 3, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Johnny Cook KO4 Stan Stewart  
 Bill Griffin W4 Willie Chick Alexander  
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 November 12, 1951  (Monday) Convention Hall

Promoter: Herman Taylor

 Gil Turner TKO6 Bernard Docusen  
 Johnny Kamber W6 Joey Bishop  
 Charles Wilson KO3 Kid Crockett  
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 November 17, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jay Anderson KO2 Ted Queens  
 Jimmy Carlini KO2 Leroy English  
 Johnny Cook KO5 Lou Perfetti  
 Billy Peacock W4 Pinky Davis  
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 November 19, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Johnny Saxton W10 Charley Salas unanimous decision
 Charley Spicer W10 Honeychile Johnson  
 Dan Bucceroni KO1 Kevin Allen  
 Arthur King KO3 Hermie Freeman  
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 November 24, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Don Braun KO4 Ernest Dennis  
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 November 29, 1951  (Thursday) Venue
 George Benton KO3 Chuck Goldsby  
 Moon Curry W4 Billy Peacock  
 Don Braun KO2 Joe Pastore  
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 December 1, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Ed Polly Smith W8 Rocky Jones  
 Frankie Joseph W4 Tony Beltrante  
 Bill Griffin W4 Chick Alexander  
 Buddy Steele KO4 Harry Chico Clay  
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 December 3, 1951  (Monday) Arena
 Gil Turner W10 Mario Trigo  
 Henry Brown KO1 Howard Curry  
 Gaetano Annaloro W8 Leo LeBrun  
 Cortez Jackson W6 Johnny Fishcake Donaldson  
 Jimmy Hackney KO4 Billy Gillard  
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 December 8, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Santa Bucca W8 Joey Bishop  
 Bill Griffin W6 Edwin Sonny Bishop  
 Jimmy Carlini KO6 Steve Cole  
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 December 13, 1951  (Thursday) Met
 Marvin Edelman W8 Harold Moore unanimous decision
 Jimmy Fisher W6 Jesse Gethers  
 Calvin Wilson W6 Rocky Brown  
 Dave Tucker KO4 Billy Griffin  
 Gus Davis TKO3 Ike Wilson  
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 December 15, 1951  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jetson Arnold W8 Jimmy DeCerio  
 Don Braun KO2 Johnny Cook  
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