PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

Fights - 1962  

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 January 4, 1962  (Thursday) Venue
 Len Matthews D10 Eddie Armstrong  
 Ray Staples KO1 Johnny Spencer  
 Frank Church KO2 Roosevelt Coward  
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 January 12, 1962  (Friday) Venue
 Ike White W8 Willie Davis  
 Jimmy Hairston KO1 Harold Lacy  
 Joe McIntyre W6 Lee Phillips  
 Johnny Knight KO3 Willie Herbert  
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 January 26, 1962  (Friday) Venue
 Rudy Davis W6 Oscar Fields  
 Dick Turner KO3 George Carter  
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 January 30, 1962  (Tuesday) Convention Hall
 Joey Giardello W10 Henry Hank

majority decision

 Percy Manning KO2 Julie Jamison  
 Dick Young W6 Mel Collins  
 Frank DeVuono KO2 Tony Basile  
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 February 1, 1962  (Thursday) Venue
 Don Warner KO1 Orrie Paschall  
 Dave Morine W4 Leslie Collins  
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 February 8, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 George Benton KO4 Joe Louis Adair  
 Dave Wyatt W4 John Lloyd  
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 February 15, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Sweat Pea Adams D8 Johnny Palmer  
 Les Collins KO1 Jimmy Crawford  
 Ray Staples KO3 Jamison McNeil  
 Johnny Clyde KO2 Johnny Cobb  
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 February 22, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Dick Turner W8 Federico Thompson

majority decision

 Ernie Rainbow Knox TKO4 Rudy Davis  
 Bill Hill W4 Les Collins  
 Dave Morine W4 Jose Myers  
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 February 23, 1962  (Friday) Venue
 Lee Batts KO6 Lloyd Washington  
 Frank Church D8 Bernie McGlinchy  
 Calvin Woodland KO1 Ellis Phillips  
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 February 26, 1962  (Monday) Cambria
 Henry White W10 Jerry Black unanimous decision
 Johnny Clyde W6 Charles Glover  
 Earl Battles W6 Harold Boyer  
 Joe Melito KO2 Henry Pierce  
 Flash Gordon W4 Joe Lowry  
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 March 1, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Ike White W8 Al Hauser  
 Dave Wyatt KO6 Larry Wright  
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 March 5, 1962  (Monday) Blue Horizon
 George Benton KO8 Eddie Thompson  

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 March 15, 1962  (Thursday) Alhambra
 Ray Staples KO2 Joe Branhan  
 Jimmy Soo W8 Ray Lancaster  
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 March 26, 1962  (Monday) Arena
 Eddie Perkins TKO8 Mel Middleton  
 Percy Manning W8 Sid Adams  
 Kitten Hayward D8 Willie Davis

"Fight of the night"

 Hy Smith W6 Frankie Taylor  
 Clarence Preston TKO1 Vince Grantone  
 Lenny Brown TKO1 Angel Ramos

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 April 19, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 George Benton KO2 Rudolph Bent After 2nd
 Charley Scott TKO7 Gaylord Barnes  
 Dave Morine KO1 Hurricane Hubert  
 Earl Atley TKO5 Gerry Finnerty  
 Bob Simmons W4 Johnny Huey  
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 April 23, 1962  (Monday) Alhambra
 Jesse Smith KO8 Johnny Alford  
 Leotis Martin KO4 Bob Rutherford  
 Lennie Brown KO1 Jackie Aldare  
 Bob Simmons D4 Clarence Preston  
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 April 26, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Len Matthews KO1 Johnny Palmer  
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 May 12, 1962  (Saturday) Arena
 Harold Johnson W15 Doug Jones  
 Jimmy Hairston KO2 Leroy Roberts  
 Tommy Fields KO6 Shirley Pembleton  
 Willie Littles KO5 Joey Augustin  
 Jerry Matthews W4 Jerry Sharp  
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 May, 21 1962  (Monday) Venue
 Leotis Martin KO1 German Hernandez  
 Bud Anderson W4 Jimmy Crawford  
 Chocolate Colon W4 Joe Melito  
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 May 28, 1962  (Monday) Convention Hall
 George Benton W10 Jesse Smith  
 Len Matthews KO3 Johnny Palmer  
 Don Warner KO7 Orrie Paschall  
 Dick Turner KO6 Willie Davis  
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 August 5, 1962  (Monday) Convention Hall
 George Benton W10 Joey Giardello  
 Ike White W6 Johnny Alford  
 Jimmy Hairston W6 Andy Sheppard  
 Bob Simmons KO1 Frank Dvuono  
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 September 10, 1962  (Monday) Cambria
 Marty Feldman W8 Bernard Ford

unanimous decision

 Earl Battles KO2 Frank Nelson  
 Bud Anderson W6 Earl Owens  
 Bennie Briscoe W4 Sam Samuel Briscoe pro debut
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 September 15, 1962  (Saturday) Arena
 Kenny Lane KO9 Len Matthews  
 Johnny Knight KO3 Steve Hayward  
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 October 18, 1962  (Thursday) Venue
 Dick Turner W10 Jerry Black  
 Johnny Knight W6 Bill Hill  
 Jimmy Blockbuster W4 Fran Lowery  
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 October 22, 1962  (Monday) Arena
 Von Clay KO5 Dick Young  
 Ernest Burford W8 Jimmy Beecham  
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 October 25, 1962  (Thursday) Venue
 Bob Simmons D6 Joe McIntyre  
 Jesse Smith KO5 Bobby Gordon  
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 October 27, 1962  (Saturday) Venue
 Kitten Hayward KO7 Sonny Forbes  
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 November 8, 1962  (Thursday) Venue
 Johnny Knight   Vern Chretien  
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 November 16, 1962  (Friday) Venue
 Holly Mims W10 Ike White  
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 November 19, 1962  (Monday) Arena
 George Benton KO9 Allan Harmon  
 Percy Manning KO1 Larry Wright  
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 November 29, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Dick Turner TKO6 Charles McCreary

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 Orville Preston W4 Bob Simmons  
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 December 6, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Jesse Smith KO6 Jimmy Beecham  
 Dave Morine W4 Billy Gordon  
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 December 13, 1962  (Thursday) Blue Horizon
 Jimmy Hairston W8 Cash White  
 Johnny Knight KO1 Earl Owens  
 Bennie Briscoe KO3 Dave Wyatt  
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