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Jimmy Riggio

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Ran South Philly's Passyunk Gym starting in 1952  and began promoting fights a year later.   Hosted shows in many of the legendary Philly venues -  Plaza, Met, Arena, Cambria, Alhambra, and Convention Hall, where he staged Joey Giardello vs. Hurricane Carter for the middleweight title.

Born: ?  -  Died: ?

 
 
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Active 1953 - 1969

 

 

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