PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

Fights - 1952  

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 January 3, 1952  (Thursday) Met
 Calvin Wilson W6 Rocky Brown  
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 January 10, 1952  (Thursday) Met
 George Benton W8 Holly Mims unanimous decision
 Billy Davis W6 Cortez Jackson  
 Sherman Nelson D6 Willie Alexander  
 Don Braun W6 Buddy Steele  
 Ealton Evans W6 Johnny Pratt  
 Dick Davis KO2 Billy Lewis  
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 January 12, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Arnold Curry KO8 Baby Ray Jones  
 Emmy Tucci W6 Dick Stern  
 Jay Anderson W6 Dave Tucker  
 Joe Liberty W6 Billy Danford  
 Frank Magdalena KO1 Joe McCausland  
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 January 19, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jay Anderson W8 Dave Tucker  
 Jimmy Carlini TKO5 Nate Spellman  
 Don Braun W6 Buddy Steele  
 Zeke Adams W6 Silent Billy Jones  
 Frankie Giosa W4 Calvin Patterson  
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 January 21, 1952  (Monday) Arena
 Jimmy Carter W10 Mario Trigo  
 Jimmy Hackney KO5 Dick Stern  
 Frankie Sodano W8 Bobby Garza  
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 January 24, 1952  (Thursday) Met

Promoter: Jimmy Toppi & Pete Moran

 Otis Graham W8 Terry Moore spilt decision
 Cortez Jackson W6 Moon Curry  
 Don Braun KO4 Steve Cole  
 Zeke Adams W6 Little Beau  
 Jimmy Washington KO6 Art Fulton  
 Joe Pastore W4 Chico Corsey  
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 January 26, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Arnold Curry W8 Roy Alston

unanimous decision

 Zeke Adams W6 Mike Ward  
 Joe Liberty D6 Chick Alexander  
 Roosevelt Coward TKO2 Chico Corsey  
 Frankie Magdalena W4 Ted Queen  
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 February 4, 1952  (Monday) Arena

Matchmaker:Jack Puggy / Attendance:7,036 / Gate:$23,895 / Annual Deborah Hospital Benefit

 Gil Turner KO4 Sammy Mastrean  
 Cortez Jackson D Billy Davis  
 Henry Toothpick Brown KO1 Johnny Fishcake Donaldson  
 Emmy Tucci W6 Jesse Gethers  
 Art Mullen W4 Sherman Nelson  
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 February 7, 1952  (Thursday) Met
 Jimmy Fisher KO4 Don Braun  
 Rocky Jones W8 George Tsaldaris unanimous decision
 Calvin Wilson W6 Jimmy Hill  
 Johnny Ceccarelli TKO2 Ted Queen stopped due to a cut
 Lou Witherspoon W4 Buddy Steele  
 Bobby Stowers W4 Rocky Cimaresi  
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 February 9, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jay Anderson W8 Tommy Martin  
 Chick Alexander KO2 Billy Danford  
 Frankie Giosa W6 Calvin Patterson  
 Roosevelt Coward KO3 Johnny Cook  
 Tony Beltrante W4 Leon Wallace  
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 February 13, 1952  (Wednesday) Convention Hall

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 9,243  /  Gate: $61,886

 Rocky Marciano KO7 Lee Savold  
 Ray Wilding TKO4 Rocky Brown  
 Waddell Hanna W6 Rocky Jones  
 Maynard Jones W6 Ed Polly Smith  
 Joe McFadden W6 Terry O'Connor  
 Sammy Giuliana KO3 Jimmy Washington  
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 February 16, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jetson Arnold W8 Arnold Curry  
 Chuck Goldsby W6 Al Heath  
 Frank Nagdaleno W6 Wilbert Stowers  
 Tony Carlini W4 Bud Barrett  
 Al Goodman KO1 Bobby English  
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 February 23, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Emmy Tucci W8 Elwood Davis

unan. dec. / Tucci's 1st m.e.

 Ira Steele KO4 Chick Alexander  
 Luther Chambers KO3 Ank Lowry  
 Tony Beltrante W6 Ike Wilson  
 Joe McCausland W4 Calvin Patterson  
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 February 25, 1952  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 8,568  /  Gate: $35,845

 Gil Turner W10 Del Flanagan

unanimous decision

 Jimmy Hackney W8 Charley Early  
 Calvin Wilson D6 Shirley Pemberton  
 Henry Brown TKO3 Leslie Petteway  
 Emmy Tucci W6 Jesse Gethers  
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 March 8, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria

Promoter: Joe Wenke

 Marvin Edelman TKO6 Joe Aurillo 2:58
 Henry Beltrante TKO4 Jake Adams  
 Bud Barrett W6 Frankie Giosa  
 Billy Peacock W4 Billy Dunn  
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 March 15, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Harry Deputy W8 Joey Bishop

split decision

 Mike Ward W6 Little Bear  
 Frankie Magdaleno W6 Tommy King  
 Vinnie DeCarlo W4 Manny Bowser  
 Chico Corsey D4 Ernie Daulerio  
 George LaMalza TKO3 Norman Godson  
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 March 17, 1952  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor

 Harold Johnson W10 Clarence Henry  
 Waddell Hannah TKO2 Ellis Stewart  
 Maynard Jones TKO3 Earl Haines  
 Rocky Jones D6 Art Swiden  
 Gil Newkirk W6 Charley Riggs  
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 March 22, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Harry Deputy W8 Leroy Tate

unanimous decision

 Mayon Padlo KO3 Dave Evans  
 Luther Chambers TKO1 Al Benton  
 Al Goodman TKO1 Joe DeKeyser  
 Joe McClausand TKO2 Jimmy Curtis  
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 March 29, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jimmy Carlini W8 Elwood Davis unanimous decision
 Vinnie DeCarlo W6 Manny Bowser  
 Orville Preston W6 Roosevelt Coward  
 George LaMalza TKO3 Tribby Dunn  
 Jimmy Fadigan KO1 Manny Stewart  
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 March 31, 1952  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor

 Percy Bassett TKO9 Frankie Sodano 2:04
 Marvin Edelman KO6 Gus Rubicini  
 Cortez Jackson W6 Little Beau  
 Art Mullins W6 Johnny Fishcake Donaldson  
 Bernie Peters W6 Marvin Hickman  
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 April 5, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Chick Alexander KO3 Johnny Cook  
 Chico Corsey KO3 Sam Serrat  
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 April 14, 1952  (Monday) Arena
 Gil Turner KO7 Chico Varona  
 Henry Brown W6 Art Mullins  
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO1 Joe Pastore  
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 April 19, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Chick Alexander D6 Steve Cole  
 Roosevelt Coward D4 Boland Abrams  
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 April 26, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jimmy Carlini W8 Dave Tucker  
 Bobby Brandt KO1 Billy Williams  
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 May 3, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Lloyd Tate W8 Vinnie DeCarlo  
 Chick Alexander W6 Steve Cole  
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 May 10, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Roy Alston KO7 Mayon Padlo  
 Ernie Sanders KO1 Bobby Brandt  
 Billy Davis KO?? Jimmy Bryant  
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 May 17, 1952  (Saturday) Venue
 Jay Anderson W8 Chick Alexander  
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 May 19, 1952  (Monday) Venue
 Henry Brown W8 Billy Davis  
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 June 2, 1952  (Monday) Venue
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO1 Johnny Stewart  
 Joey Rowan KO2 Charlie Coles  
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 June 5, 1952  (Thursday) Municipal Stadium

Promoter: James D. Norris (IBC) & Herman Taylor  /  Attendance:  21,599  /  Gate: $210,313

 Jersey Joe Walcott W15 Ezzard Charles unanimous decision
 George Benton KO6 Jackie Burke  
 Joey Giardello W6 Roy Wouters  
 Charley Spicer KO5 Frankie Kid Anselm  
 Oakland Billy Smith KO4 Julian Keene  
 Jimmy Washington W4 Freddy Newbill  
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 July 7, 1952  (Monday) Municipal Stadium

Promoter: James D. Norris (IBC) & Herman Taylor  /  Attendance:  39,025  /  Gate: $269,677

 Kid Gavilan KO11 Gil Turner  
 Charley Spicer W6 Clarence Harbin  
 Richie Anderson W6 Don Alderson  
 Henry Beltrante W6 Cortez Jackson  
 Jimmy Hackney KO6 Basil Marie  
 Willie Reddish KO2 Billy Christie  
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 September 23, 1952  (Tuesday) Municipal Stadium

Promoters: James D. Norris (IBC) & Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 40,379  /  Gate: $504,645

 Rocky Marciano KO13 Jersey Joe Walcott  
 Cleveland Williams KO6 Joe McFadden  
 Rocky Jones W6 Tommy Harrison  
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO1 Chick Alexander  
 Oakland Billy Smith KO1 Billy Black  
 Bert Whitehurst W4 Walter Parker  
 Calvin Wilson W6 Gil Newkirk  
 Johnny Shields KO2 Hal Stamond  
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 October 4, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria

Promoter: Joe Wenke

 Marvin Edelman TKO5 Clarence McKenzie  
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO2 Jimmy Hoskins  
 Boland Abrams KO3 Jimmy Bryant  
 Steve Tomassi D4 Johnny Keulian  
 Bobby Bennett W4 Dennis Avent  
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 October 6, 1952  (Monday) Arena
 Harold Johnson KO2 Bob Satterfield 1:58
 Boland Abrams W6 Ike White  
 Waddell Hanna TKO7 Art Swiden  
 Jay Anderson W4 Otis Hutch  
 Sherman Overton TKO1 Dick Reddick  
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 October 11, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO1 Billy Francis  
 Bud Barrett KO1 Bernie Goldstein  
 Don Alva KO2 Joey Rowan  
 Bobby Brandt KO1 Paul Johnson  
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 October 18, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Bud Barrett KO1 Frankie Giosa  
 Richie DeCerio W6 Salty Parker  
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 October 25, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Boland Abrams KO2 Ike Johnson  
 Bobby Brandt KO4 Don Alva  
 Don Braun W8 Harry Deputy  
 Earl Clemmons W4 Mack Little  
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 November 1, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Bobby Bennett KO3 Dennis Avent  
 Tony Cambo KO3 Harold Darlington  
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 November 8, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Chick Alexander W6 Chico Corsey  
 Boland Abrams W6 Marvin Hickman  
 Bobby Brandt KO2 Bill Lewis  
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 November 15, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Jay Anderson KO5 Dave Tucker  
 Johnny Cook KO2 Hal Chapman  
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 November 17, 1952  (Monday) Arena
 Percey Bassett W10 Redtop Davis  
 Georgie Johnson KO5 Rudy Zadell  
 Marvin Edelman W8 Hurley Sanders  
 Richie DeCerio W6 Ike White  
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 November 22, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Chick Alexander W6 Joe McCausland  
 Bobby Brandt KO2 Bob Shannon  
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 November 29, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Vinnie DeCarlo KO7 Joe Brewer 1:12
 Boland Abrams W6 Baby Ray Jones  
 Red Archie D6 Joe Trofe  
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 December 6, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Chick Alexander KO6 Joe McCausland  
 Bobby Bennett KO3 Bobby Harmon  
 Jack Cassidy W4 Ike White  
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 December 13, 1952  (Saturday) Cambria
 Boland Abrams D8 Baby Joe Jones  
 Chick Alexander W6  Jimmy Bryant  
 Don Alva KO1 Gene Eley  
 Jack Cassidy KO2 Dave Halper  
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 December 22, 1952  (Monday) Arena
 Gil Turner KO6 Joe Miceli  
 Cortez Jackson KO6 Johnny Fishcake Donaldson  
 Henry Brown KO2 Billy Davis  
 Al Avant W6 Jesse Gethers  
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