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1940-05-15 [[Petey Scalzo]] w rsc 6 (15) [[Frankie Covelli]], The Ballpark, Washington DC, USA - NBA. Referee: Ray Bowen. The Washington Post reported this to be Scalzo’s first defence of the NBA title, with both men well inside 126lbs, and it was fairly even up until the fourth round before the new champion went to work on Covelli (122¼) in the fifth, having him down four times. There was no let up either in the sixth as Covelli went down under another big Scalzo (121) attack and at that point the referee decided that he had seen enough, stopping the contest on the 1.05 mark.  
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1940-05-15 [[Petey Scalzo]] w rsc 6 (15) [[Frankie Covelli]], The Ballpark, Washington DC, USA - NBA. Referee: Ray Bowen. The ''Washington Post'' reported this to be Scalzo’s first defence of the NBA title, with both men well inside 126lbs. It was fairly even up until the fourth round before the new champion went to work on Covelli (122¼) in the fifth, having him down four times. There was no let up either in the sixth as Covelli went down under another big Scalzo (121) attack, and at that point the referee stopped the contest on the 1.05 mark.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:20, 3 April 2013

1940-05-15 Petey Scalzo w rsc 6 (15) Frankie Covelli, The Ballpark, Washington DC, USA - NBA. Referee: Ray Bowen. The Washington Post reported this to be Scalzo’s first defence of the NBA title, with both men well inside 126lbs. It was fairly even up until the fourth round before the new champion went to work on Covelli (122¼) in the fifth, having him down four times. There was no let up either in the sixth as Covelli went down under another big Scalzo (121) attack, and at that point the referee stopped the contest on the 1.05 mark.