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Carmelo Costa

W L D
34 9 4
3 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 47
rounds 374
KOs 6%
 
global ID 16366
born 1934-05-10
death date2014-05-20 / age 80
debut1952-07-01 / age 18
divisionlightweight
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
residence
Brooklyn, New York, USA
birth place
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1958-12-09
127¼Percy Lewis127¾12 4 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1958-10-31
128½Hogan Kid Bassey12757 11 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl
Costa was knocked down twice in the 3rd.
1958-09-27
Iggy Maldonado11 20 6
Glens Falls, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1958-07-14
131Al Tisi12924 17 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Scalzo 6-3   judges: Artie Aidala 6-3, Mike Davidowitch 6-4
1958-06-16
Sonny Leon55 9 6
Caracas, Venezuela
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1958-03-10
135Iggy Maldonado13111 17 6
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
First bout for Costa since being discharged from the U.S. Army for flat feet.
1957-03-22
125Miguel Berrios12534 9 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Harry Kessler 7-4   judges: Artie Aidala 6-7, Harold Barnes 4-8
Costa was knocked down in the 10th. Aidala scored the bout 6-6 in rounds, but favored Berrios in the supplemental scoring.
Billed as an eliminator for the Vacant World Featherweight Title
1956-12-12
129½Paul Jorgensen127¾46 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 8-1   judges: Al Singer 7-3, Artie Aidala 6-3
1956-11-20
129Paul Jorgensen12945 4 1
Houston, Texas, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Marshall 96-99   judges: Manny Over 96-99, Red Nelson 96-94
1956-07-31
127Paul Jorgensen12745 4 0
Houston, Texas, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Webb 96-95   judges: Joe Lott 96-98, Bill Cornelius 97-97
1956-06-27
129Ike Chestnut13020 5 3
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
Bout was stopped after Costa arose from the bout's only knockdown.
1956-03-30
130Cherif Hamia126½23 1 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 4-5   judges: Joe Eppy 4-5, Jack Gordon 5-4
1956-03-02
131Baby Vasquez13351 11 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 5-4   judges: Jack Gordon 6-3, Joe Vaccarella 5-6
Vaccarella scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Vasquez in the supplemental scoring.
1955-11-11
129¾Joey Lopes133¼34 8 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 6-3   judges: Frank Forbes 6-3, Leo Birnbaum 6-3
1955-09-02
129¼Bobby Bell126½41 22 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 5-4   judges: Bert Grant 6-4, Jack Gordon 4-5
1955-05-27
129½Lulu Perez126¾34 5 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 5-4   judges: Jack Gordon 9-1, Artie Aidala 8-2
1955-05-02
132¼Tony Puleo134½8 3 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1955-03-18
130Joey Lopes13031 6 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 7-2   judges: Young Otto 7-3, Frank Forbes 6-3
1955-02-21
130¾Bobby Bell12641 21 4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Barney Felix   judges: Artie AidalaYoung Otto
1954-12-06
129½Bobby Bell127¼39 21 4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jack Watson 1-8 5-6judge: Nick Gamboli 5-4
Grant scored the bout 5-5 on rounds, but favored Bell in the supplemental scoring.
1954-10-25
128½Rudy Garcia12824 6 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Barney Felix 6-9   judges: Joe Agnello 5-8, Joe Eppy 8-8
1954-09-27
129¾Gene Smith12940 4 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Scalzo 7-6   judges: Americo Schiavone 7-3, Nick Gamboli 6-4
Scalzo scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Costa in the supplemental scoring.
1954-07-26
129Vic Toweel13327 2 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Scalzo 6-3   judges: Joe Agnello 8-2, Arthur Schwartz 5-4
1954-06-14
128Baby Neff Ortiz128½35 10 3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Petey Scalzo 7-2   judges: Arthur Schwartz 8-1, Charley Shortell 4-5
1954-05-31
129Frankie Sodano13146 4 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-04-12
130Earl Hilton13011 18 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1954-03-09
127¾Al Tisi124½18 8 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1954-02-16
130Ike Chestnut12310 1 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Harry Ebbets 5-2   judges: Sidney Scharlin 7-1, Steve Acunto 5-3
1954-01-22
128½Herky Kaminsky126½12 13 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1953-12-28
133¼Bobby Gory130¾8 3 3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1953-12-07
133Guillermo Roberts133½10 28 10
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1953-08-24
132Libby Manzo13312 1 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1953-07-29
131Leo LeBrun127½45 63 18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1953-06-22
131¾Ray Edwards13432 21 5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1953-06-01
123¼Johnny Donaldson128¼2 8 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 2:58
1953-05-18
131Ray Edwards13632 20 5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1953-02-02
131Eddie Griffin1396 1 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1952-12-22
130Freddy Smith13617 13 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-12-08
129Charlie McGarrity129¼16 21 4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-11-22
131Johnny Carr12517 8 4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-11-13
130Tommy Reed13111 2 2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-10-20
131Bobby Dufour1343 6 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
Bout stopped because of a cut left eye suffered by DuFour
1952-10-09
131½Earl Hilton137½7 12 2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-09-29
130Mike Tocci1259 2 3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
time: 1:25   referee: Joe LoScalzo
1952-08-04
127Henry Beltrante129¼13 2 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-07-21
129Ed Smith1370 4 0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1952-07-01
131Ray Rogers1346 16 0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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Draw
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No Contest
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