1944-05-05 Sal Bartolo w pts 15 Phil Terranova, The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA

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1944-05-05 [[Sal Bartolo]] w pts 15 [[Phil Terranova]], The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Rawson. Making his first defence against the man he won the title from, Bartolo (126) used his left well and moved away as best he could. It was certainly tough, with the mauling, brawling Terranova (125½), cut on the right eye in the fourth, concentrating on the body and never giving the champion a moment’s respite. It was Bartolo’s class that just about gave him the split decision victory.  
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1944-05-05 [[Sal Bartolo]] w pts 15 [[Phil Terranova]], The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Rawson. Making his first defence against the man he won the title from, Bartolo (126) used his left well and moved away as best he could in what was a tough fight. It was certainly difficult to score, with the mauling, brawling Terranova (125½), cut on the right eye in the fourth, concentrating on the body and never giving the champion a moment’s respite. However, it was Bartolo’s class that just about gained him the split decision victory.  
  
 
[[Category: 1944 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1944 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]
 
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1944-05-05 Sal Bartolo w pts 15 Phil Terranova, The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Rawson. Making his first defence against the man he won the title from, Bartolo (126) used his left well and moved away as best he could in what was a tough fight. It was certainly difficult to score, with the mauling, brawling Terranova (125½), cut on the right eye in the fourth, concentrating on the body and never giving the champion a moment’s respite. However, it was Bartolo’s class that just about gained him the split decision victory.

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