PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

Fights - 1958  

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 January 15, 1958  (Wednesday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 7,120  /  Gate: $37,959

 Vince Martinez W12 Gil Turner

majority decision

 Len Matthews TKO3 Milton Ferguson  
 Charley Scott KO6 Julie Jamison

:46

 Al Avant W6 Marion Hunter  
 JD Ellis KO5 Joe Melito  
 Robert Griffin KO2 Ben Boswell  
 Carl Hubbard W4 Bobby King  
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 January 30, 1958  (Thursday) Cambria
 Slim Jim Robinson KO7 Clinton Bacon  
 Bernard Ford W6 Billy Roberts  
 Tom Brown TKO4 Al Styles 2:41
 Bobby Arnett TKO1 Ike Lofton 1:31
 Carl Hubbard KO1 Billy Cephus 1:23
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 February 12, 1958  (Wednesday) Arena
 Joey Giardello W10 Franz Szuzina unanimous decision
 Len Matthews KO4 Norman Young 2:30
 Al Avant W6 Jimmy Hopkins  
 Mel Middleton W6 JD Ellis  
 Gene Takach W4 Cortez Jackson  
 Ernie Roberts TKO1 Jerry Black  
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 February 25, 1958  (Tuesday) Adelphia

Promoter: ?  /  Attendance: 257  /  Gate: $

 Slim Jim Robinson KO2 Joe Shaw

2:04

 John Clyde W4 Freddie White  
 Vic Diamond KO1 Joe DiMichele  
 Bill Roberts W4 Ritchie Johnson  
 Floyd Patterson EXH3 Dusty Rhodes  
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 February 27, 1958  (Thursday) Cambria
 Kid Anselm KO6 Johnny Cunningham  
 Bobby Douglas KO1 Chico Corsey

Corsey suffered broken jaw

 Tom Brown W6 Skippy Green  
 Mel Middleton TKO1 Ernie Twine  
 Carl Hubbard W4 Bobby King  
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 March 13, 1958  (Thursday) Venue
 Len Matthews KO1 Buck Earnhardt  
 Von Clay KO2 Vince Morello  
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 March 26, 1958  (Wednesday) Arena
 Garnet Hart TKO8 Charley Tombstone Smith :56
 Len Matthews KO3 Charlie Slaughter 2:16
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 April 4, 1958  (Friday) Arena
 Kid Gavilan W10 Ralph Jones split decision
 Len Matthews TKO2 Iggy Maldonado before 3rd
 Charley Scott W6 Rudy Gwin  
 Vic Diamond W6 Jackie Lennon  
 Jesse Smith W6 Bernard Ford  
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 May 13, 1958  (Tuesday) Arena
 Len Matthews W8 Pappy Gault

unanimous decision

 Kid Anselm W8 Charley Scott  
 Joe DeGrazio KO2 Jimmy Hicks  
 Jesse Smith W6 Bernie Ford  
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 May 22, 1958  (Thursday) Venue
 Von Clay KO2 Luther Chambers  
 John Patrick Britt KO3 Jose Santos  
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 June 12, 1958  (Thursday) Connie Mack Stadium

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 8,769  /  $37,500

 Gil Turner D10 Garnet Hart split decision / sb for Hart
 Len Matthews KO4 Henry 'Toothpick' Brown :46
 George Benton KO4 Jim Robinson 1:42
 Jethro Cason W8 Boland Abrams  
 Charlie Cummings W8 Pat O'Brien  
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 September 12, 1958  (Friday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 1,600  /  Gate: $5,500

 Len Matthews W10 Tommy Tibbs unanimous decision
 Jethro Cason W6 Santiago Ramirez  
 Al Avant D6 Jimmy Hopkins  
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 September 30, 1958  (Tuesday) Venue
 George Benton W8 Clarence Hinnant  
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 October 16, 1958  (Thursday) Venue
 Tom Brown W8 Bernie Ford  
 Don Warner KO3 Rufus Handsome  
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 October 21, 1958  (Tuesday) Convention Hall

Attendance: 2,634  /  Gate: $9,370

 Len Matthews W10 Orlando Zulueta  
 Von Clay D6 Pat Roberts  
 Mel Middleton KO3 Clifton Bradley  
 John Patrick Britt W6 Jackie Lennon  
 Joe DeGrazio W4 Earl Atley  
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 October 30, 1958  (Thursday) Venue
 John Patrick Britt KO1 Jess Pallachio  
 Sid Adams W6 Terry Roberts  
 Don Warner KO1 Johnny Odom  
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 November 10, 1958  (Monday) Venue
 Don Warner KO3 Chubby Norris  
 Tom Lowery W4 Tommy Griffin  
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 November 17, 1958  (Monday) Venue
 Charley Scott W8 Jerry Black  
 Jose Santos W4 Casey Smith  
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 November 24, 1958  (Monday) Venue
 Jim Robinson W8 Ernie Rainbow Knox  
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 December 1, 1958  (Monday) Venue
 Louis Jones KO2 Don Warner  
 John Patrick Britt KO1 Curley Stewart  
 Sid Adams KO4 Earl Owens  
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 December 15, 1958  (Monday) Cambria
 Harold Johnson KO6 Rudy Watkins 1:42
 Johnny Britt W6 Tommy Curtis  
 Johnny Knight W4 Clay Washington  
 Al Kaleo W4 Billy Yvon  
 Al Styles KO3 Kenny Faust 2:20
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 December 22, 1958  (Monday) Cambria

Attendance: 1,500

 Len Matthews D8 Ray Lancaster  
 Mickey Gallagher W4 Ben Boswell  
 Tom Lowry D4 Casey Smith  
 Ed Keernan W4 Glenn Ivey  
 Ed Wood KO1 Willie Townes 1:28
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