PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

Fights - 1961  

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 January 30, 1961  (Monday) Venue
 Dick Young KO8 Charlie Cotton  
 Les McFadden W6 Clarence Williams  
 Joe DeGrazio W6 James Wiley  
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 February 6, 1961  (Monday) Cambria
 Jimmy Soo TKO6 Steve Haywood

1:03

 Sid Adams W8 Willie Stevenson unanimous decision
 Jerry Brewer W6 Rick Conti  
 Freddie Cozart W6 Charlie Branch  
 Johnny Alford KO10 Al Phillips  
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 February 27, 1961  (Monday) Venue
 Kitten Hayward W8 Carl Hubbard  
 Percy Manning KO2 Joe Myers  
 Orrie Paschall KO1 Earl Atley  
 Chester Collins KO1 Harold Boyer  
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 March 6, 1961  (Monday) Venue
 Ralph Williams KO2 Joe McIntyre  
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 March 15, 1961  (Wednesday) Alhambra
 Jimmy Soo W8 Ray Lancaster  
 CL Lewis W6 Frank Taylor  
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 March 27, 1961  (Monday) Alhambra
 Vic Diamond W8 Jackie Lennon  
 Bobby Douglas W8 Gaylord Barnes  
 Percy Manning KO1 Willie Davis :36
 Johnny Alford KO2 Randy Ingram 2:25
 Bill Cherry TKO1 Johnny Bean 2:21
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 April 10, 1961  (Monday) Alhambra
 Jimmy Soo W8 Tony Christy  
 Percy Manning KO1 Lou Tolard  
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 April 14, 1961  (Friday) Cambria
 Orrie Paschall KO4 Don Warner  
 Tom Lowry W6 Willie Green  
 Leroy Roberts W4 Walter Presley  
 Johnny Mohnke D4 Joey Cooper  
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 April 17, 1961  (Monday) Alhambra
 Mel Middleton W10 Chuck Taylor unanimous decision
 Percy Manning KO3 Fred Clifton 2:14
 Tony Palestini W4 Joe Myers  
 Marvin Gordon TKO3 Jimmy Bailey  
 Clarence Collins W6 Mel Fulham  
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 April 24, 1961  (Monday) Arena
 Harold Johnson KO2 Von Clay NBA 175 Title Defense
 Kitten Hayward W6 Gaylord Barnes  
 Johnny Alford KO1 Johnny Clyde

2:41

 Bobby Douglas KO5 Tony Christy

1:49

 Ike White W6 Willie Davis  
 Charley Sgrillo W4 Billy Anderson  
 Leslie Smith W4 Pat Roberts  
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 May 5, 1961  (Friday) Cambria
 Orrie Paschall KO2 Ernie Rainbow Knox  
 Harold Boyer W6 Joe McIntyre  
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 May 11, 1961  (Thursday) Cambria
 Robert Cofer KO3 Billy Lynch  
 Johnny Knight KO3 Leroy Howard  
 Lee Batts W4 Don Gray  
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 May 15, 1961  (Monday) Alhambra
 Joey Giardello TKO9 Wilf Greaves  
 Johnny Alford KO5 Jimmy Leeves  
 James Wiley KO1 Bill Nieder

Nieder's Pro Debut

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 June 16, 1961  (Monday) Cambria
 Holly Mims KO3 Jimmy Remson  
 Johnny Knight KO2 Leroy Howard  
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 June 19, 1961  (Monday) Alhambra
 Jimmy Soo TKO9 Bobby Douglas  
 Frank Nelson KO3 Johnny Thornton  
 Bernie D'Angelo D$ Young Joe Brown  
 Charley Branch KO4 Young Kid Chocolate  
 Percy Manning KO4 Fred Clifton  
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 September 12, 1961  (Tuesday) Arena
 Joey Giardello W10 Jesse Smith

unanimous decision

 Mel Middleton W10 Gene Gresham

split decision

 Percy Manning KO3 Joe Myers  
 Johnny Alford W6 Chico Corsey  
 Rudy Richardson W4 Sammy Anderson  
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 October 2, 1961  (Monday) Arena
 Len Matthews KO8 Jimmy Soo  
 Cortez Stewart W8 Orrie Paschall  
 Joe DeGrazio W6 Earl Atley  
 Rudy Davis KO1 Franklin D. Lee  
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 October 16, 1961  (Monday) Cambria
 Johnny Alford KO2 Clarence Dew  
 Herschel Jacobs KO6 Marvin Gordon  
 Harold Boyer KO3 Willie Law  
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 October 20, 1961  (Friday) Cambria
 Tom Lowry W8 Rick Conti

unanimous decision

 Bernie McClinchey W6 Joe McIntyre  
 Billy Anderson W6 Al Carsello  
 Lee Batts KO2 Willey Farmer  
 Mike Mangini D4 James Hernandez  
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 October 24, 1961  (Tuesday) Alhambra
 Charley Scott W12 Jerry Black split decision / PA 147 Title
 Leroy Roberts W4 Dave Morine  
 Lenny Brown TKO1 Bernie D'Angelo  
 Ruben Hurricane Carter TKO1 Frank Nelson  
 Bud Anderson TKO2 Lou Smith  
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 November 2, 1961  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Carlos Hernandez W10 Jethro Cason

controversial unan. decision

 Ralph Williams KO2 Clarence Preston  
 Tony Curcio W4 Lenny Brown  
 Jose Meyers D4 Mickey Henderson  
 Willie Little W4 Bud Anderson  
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 November 3, 1961  (Friday)   (Premiere Show) Blue Horizon
 George Benton KO3 Chico Corsey  
 Lee Batts KO2 Jay McNeil  
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 November 9, 1961  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Sid Adams W10 JD Ellis  
 Leroy Roberts KO3 Al Styles  
 Johnny Knight D6 Walter Wallace  
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 November 16, 1961  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Orrie Paschall W8 Willie Bell  
 Leroy Roberts KO1 Curtis Robinson  
 Earl Atley W6 Joe DeGrazio  
 Harold Richardson W4 Young Joe Walcott  
 Charley Sgrillo D4 Joe Lowry  
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 November 20, 1961  (Monday) Arena
 Len Matthews W10 Al Urbina  
 JD Ellis KO7 Jimmy Soo  
 Mel Middleton W8 Vernon Lynch  
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 November 23, 1961  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Joey Giambra W10 Ike White

unanimous decision

 Dick Turner KO1 Jimmy Biggs

1:31

 Billy Goodman W4 Sammy Anderson  
 Young Joe Walcott W4 Frank Rapino  
 Jimmy Hairston W4 Cornelius McPhaul  
 Joe Thompson D4 Jimmy Hernandez  
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 November 28, 1961  (Tuesday) Venue
 Percy Manning KO1 Dave Wyatt  
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 November 30, 1961  (Thursday) Venue
 Charley Scott W10 Kid Rayo  
 Johnny Knight W6 Walter Wallace  
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 December 4, 1961  (Monday) Convention Hall
 Sonny Liston KO1 Albert Westphal  
 Ernie Terrell KO3 Ernie Cab  
 Jesse Smith KO1 Al Avant  
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 December 7, 1961  (Thursday) Venue
 Orrie Paschall KO1 Tom Nelson  
 Leroy Roberts W4 Young Joe Walcott  
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 December 11, 1961  (Monday) Arena
 Carlos Hernandez W10 Al Urbina  
 Kitten Hayward W8 Clarence Collins  
 Nelson Estrada W6 Carl Baldwin  
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 December 15, 1961  (Friday) Blue Horizon
 Jesse Smith KO9 Pat Roberts  
 Leroy Roberts W6 Dennis Heffernan  
 Dick Turner W6 Willie Grey  
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