PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

Fights - 1959  

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 January 12, 1959  (Monday) Cambria
 Charley Scott KO8 Tom Brown

1:31

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 January 19, 1958  (Monday) Cambria
 Billy Black W8 Dave Bailey  
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 February 2, 1959  (Monday) Cambria
 John Patrick Britt W6 Art Mullen  
 Sid Adams W4 Jerry Robinson  
 Eddie Kiernan KO3 Ben Boswell  
 Larry Brown W4 Clay Washington  
 Charlie Bryant KO2 Walter Hudgins  
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 February 16, 1959  (Monday) Convention Hall

Promoter: Al Lewis  /  Attendance: 6,930  /  Gate: $25,516

 Len Matthews TKO2 Ray Lancaster 2:23
 George Benton KO1 Young Beau Jack 1:44
 Von Clay TKO4 Slim Jim Robinson 1:34 / cuts
 Leslie Smith W6 Earl Atley  
 Al Styles D4 Bruce Gibson

 

 JD Ellis TKO6 Norman Young

2:35

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 March 16, 1959  (Monday) Cambria

Attendance: 996

 Fred Terry KO3 Dave Cochrane  
 Sid Adams TKO4 Charley Fisher  
 Mickey Gallagher D6 Clarence Ford  
 Don Warner TKO6 Ernie Rainbow Knox  
 John Patrick Britt TKO5 Jimmy Mitchner  
 Eddie Woods KO3 Charlie Diggs :46
 Jim Finerty W4 Ike Clements  
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 March 23, 1959  (Monday) Cambria
 Kid Alfonso KO1 Jim Robinson  
 Dick Young W4 Charlie Bryant  
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 March 30, 1959  (Monday) Cambria
 Clifton Bradley W6 Spencer Edwards  
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 April 13, 1959  (Monday) Arena
 Carlos Ortiz TKO6 Len Matthews  
 Von Clay KO2 Pat Roberts  
 Sid Adams W6 JD Ellis  
 Al Avant KO1 Sonny Boykins 1:07
 Jimmy Biggs W4 Jerry Finnerty  
 Mickey Gallagher W4 Casey Smith  
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 April 20, 1959  (Monday) Venue
 Don Warner KO2 Sam Edwards  
 Rufus Handsome W6 Earl Atley  
 Charlie Bryant KO1 Gerry Finnerty  
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 April 27, 1959  (Monday) Venue
 Carl Hubbard KO7 Gene Tippett  
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 May 4, 1959  (Monday) Venue
 Dick Young KO1 Charlie Bryant  
 Paul Wright KO3 Larry Brown  
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 May 11, 1959  (Monday) Alhambra
 Clifton Bradley KO3 Jerry Terry  
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 May 18, 1959  (Monday) Arena

Promoter: Al Lewis  /  Attendance: 3,452  /  Gate: $11,660

 George Benton W10 Bobby Boyd unanimous decision
 Jesse Smith KO2 Bobby Hughes :47
 Al Avant KO6 Skippy Green 2:08
 Sid Adams TKO3 Jimmy Arthur 2:15
 Richie Argo KO1 Mickey Gallagher 1:34
 Mel Middleton W6 Steve Haywood  
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 June 8, 1959  (Monday) Arena
 Len Matthews W10 Roger Harvey  
 Dan Livingston W4 Richie Argo  
 Plumer Adams W4 Harry Hampton  
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 July 27, 1959  (Monday) Lighthouse Field
 Von Clay KO6 Clanence Hinnant 2:19
 Steve Hayward KO5 Clifton Bradley  
 Plumer Adams W4 Fred Clifton  
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 August 21, 1959  (Friday) Arena
 Von Clay KO5 Sonny Ray  
 John Patrick Britt W6 Tony Maldonado  
 Sid Adams W6 Luke Easter  
 Al Avant W6 Willie Gray  
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 September 21, 1959  (Monday) Cambria

Promoter: Ralph Graziano

 Ray Lancaster KO7 Whitey Porr  
 Danny Livingston W6 Leroy Howard  
 Joe Melito W4 Fred Clinton  
 Walter Wallace W4 Paul Waters  
 Herb Leguins TKO4 Bobby Meares  
 Dave Desheilds W4 Ike Clemens  
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 September 24, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra

Promoter: Jimmy Riggio

 Carl Hubbard W10 Eddie Perkins  
 Kitten Hayward KO1 Jim Johnson

Hayward's 2nd Pro Bout

 Frankie Taylor TKO1 John Auston  
 Jersey Joe Medley TKO2 Tony Romano  
 Dick Young TKO1 James Pratt  
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 September 28, 1959 (Monday) Arena
 Len Matthews W10 Paul Armstead  
 Don Warner KO2 Danny Logan  
 Eddie Woods NC5 Al Milone

NC changed to double TKO

 Mel Middleton W6 Steve Haywood  
 Danny Livingston W4 Tom Lowry  
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 October 9, 1959  (Friday) Arena

Promoter: Herman Taylor

 Von Clay D10 Sixto Rodriguez  
 Al Avant W6 Johnny Morris  
 Fred Terry W6 Willie Gray  
 Tom Lowry W6 Casey Smith  
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 October 12, 1959  (Monday) Cambria

Promoter: Ralph Graziano

 Clarence Ford W6 Dan Livingston  
 Bruce Gibson TKO4 Bobby King  
 Art Mullen D6 Jackie Lennon  
 Jerry Finnerty TKO2 Andy Offerd  
 Willie Wilson TKO3 Billy Anderson  
 Johnny Charleston W4 Johnny Thornton  
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 October 15, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra

Promoter: Jimmy Riggio

 Jimmy Beecham KO4 Kid Anselm :54
 Larry Brown KO1 Leroy Baker  
 Johnny Melito W6 Ed Henderson  
 Jerry Mohr D? Joe Medley  
 Robert Williams W4 Eddie Johnson  
 Donald Woods TKO2 Joe Russell  
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 October 19, 1959  (Monday) Convention Hall

Promoter: Herman Taylor  /  Attendance: 4,930  /  Gate: $

 Charley Scott KO9 Garnet Hart

:28 / PA 147 Title

 Sid Adams KO2 Jethro Cason

:34

 Boland Abrams W6 Leroy Tucker  
 Johnny Clyde TKO2 Jimmy Biggs 2:56
 Charlie Branch D4 Vernon Lynch  
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 October 22, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra

Promoter: Jimmy Riggio

 Joey Rowan W8 Jimmy Thompson  
 Tom Maldonado TKO3 Oscar Hart  
 Al Raymond KO2 Ralph Stephens  
 Jimmy Mohr D4 Bob Williams  
 Frankie Taylor W4 Lew Smith  
 Ike Clemens W4 Bruno Socco  
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 October 29, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Carl Hubbard TKO10 Willie Stevenson 1:55
 Johnny Alford D4 Ike Clemens  
 Kitten Hayward KO1 Johnny Charleston 2:41
 Dick Turner KO1 Bobby Church  
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 November 5, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Jimmy Beecham W12 Bobby Gordon  
 Johnny Alford KO1 Dave DeSheilds  
 Plumer Adams KO1 Lou Smith  
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 November 12, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Dick Young W6 Ike White  
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 November 16, 1959  (Monday) Cambria A.C.
 Don Warner KO2 Billy Black  
 Baby Boy Rider W6 Plumer Adams  
 Eddie Woods KO5 Gaylord Barnes  
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 November 19, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Carl Hubbard W10 Kid Anselm  
 Kitten Hayward W6 Don Turner  
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 November 30, 1959  (Monday) Cambria A.C.
 Melvin Middleton W8 Clarence Ford unanimous decision
 Al Styles D6 Haywood Johnson  
 Gerry Finnerty TKO5 Jersey Joe Medley before 5th
 Leslie Smith KO1 Bob Slaughter :39
 Jackie Lennon W6 Tom O'Connor  
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 December 3, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Jimmy Beecham W10 Jesse Smith  
 Johnny Alford KO1 Jim Johnson  
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 December 10, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 George Benton KO10 Gene Washington  
 Johnny Alford KO2 Al Raymond  
 Kitten Hayward KO6 Jimmy Lynn  
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 December 14, 1959  (Monday) Cambria A.C.
 Johnny Gorman W8 Eddie Woods  
 Leslie Smith W6 Floyd McCoy  
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 December 17, 1959  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Mel Middleton KO8 Jimmy Arthur  
 Vic Diamond W6 Tito Galvin  
 Len Sparks W4 Willie Bey  
 Tommy Jones W4 Ed Johnson  
 Wendell Douglas TKO2 Ike Lofton  
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