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Phil Terranova
Global ID12807
sexmale
birthdate 1919-09-04
death date 2000-03-16 (80)
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 2″   /   157cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
won 67 (KO 29) + lost 21 (KO 3) + drawn 11 = 99
rounds boxed 745 KO% 29.29
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1949-07-13Guillermo Gimenez16-15-12
Jerome Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALPTS88
1949-06-20Johnny (Red) DeFazio33-7-0
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1949-06-08Dom Saia22-4-1
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
1949-05-25Percy Paris28-10-4
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWRTD610
Paris was not out for the 7th round, due to a cut over his right eye.
1948-05-24Lucky Griffin2-9-0
City Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USAWKO310
referee: Charley Bickford
1948-04-19Eddie Compo45-1-2
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALPTS88
1948-03-15Spider Armstrong67-34-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson | judge: William McMinimen | judge: Joe Santarpia
1948-01-05Arthur King14-3-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD88
1947-12-11Buddy Hayes61-13-1
Auditorium, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
1947-09-03Charley Riley37-4-0
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALTKO110
"Riley landed a hard right to the head of Terranova in the first few seconds of the round that had Terranova on the defensive and badly shaken up..At the midway point of the initial round Terranova received a badly cut eye and nose, which necessitated several stitches after the bout..Terranova went to his corner bleeding profusely (and the referee), acting on the advice of the doctor halted the proceedings.." (The Ring, November 1947, page 57)
1947-08-25Tommy McGovern8-0-0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1947-07-28Jose Gonzalez31-12-4
Pelican Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALUD1010
1947-07-22Clem Custer14-6-1
Civic Auditorium, Toledo, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1947-07-02Bernie Bernard20-5-2
Sterling Oval, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1947-04-30Charley Riley34-4-0
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALTKO710
Terranova's manager "called it a day" because Phil was suffering from a badly cut nose and had suffered a bad licking in rounds four to six.
1947-03-19Paulie Jackson33-40-3
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWTKO810
1947-03-05Humberto Zavala12-21-4
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWUD1010
The scorecards were 55-45, 53-47, and 54-46, all for Terranova.
1947-02-07Maxie Shapiro81-25-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 4-5 | judge: Jack O'Sullivan 4-5 | judge: Charlie Rosen 5-5
1947-01-27Jimmy Allen6-48-4
Stanley Arena, New Britain, Connecticut, USAWTKO510
referee: Frankie O'Brien
Allen down twice in 4th
1946-11-24Oscar Calles36-7-5
Caracas, VenezuelaWKO1010
From El Boxeo Profesional de Venezuela, 1922-81, edited by Luis E. Arias.
1946-10-30Willie Roache43-45-5
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1946-09-23Willie Roache43-44-5
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
referee: Herb Kranz
1946-07-23Sandy Saddler49-3-1
University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
The official scorecards, all in favor of Terranova were: 51-49, 53-47, and 51-49.
1946-06-03Jimmy McAllister43-17-2
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWKO410
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jack Kincaid).
1946-05-13Freddie Russo54-3-2
Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWUD1010
1946-04-20Leroy Jackson22-10-1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWKO610
1946-04-05Jose Aponte Torres26-41-9
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWUD1010
Terranova won a one-sided fight. From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Jack Kincaid).
1946-03-08Jimmy Joyce27-29-5
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWPTS1010
1946-02-22Charley Riley25-1-0
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USAWKO610
This was a tremendous fight "that had the fans on their feet.." Riley was slightly ahead after four and a half rounds, but weakened from Terranova's body attack and was floored for the count.
1946-02-08Frankie Carto34-9-2
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWUD1010
referee: Tuck Fraley 10-0 | judge: Patsy Boyle 9-1 | judge: Jack Galway 9-1
1946-01-25Steve Curley20-2-1
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO310
time: 1:36 | referee: Eddie Coulon
1945-12-22Miguel Acevedo29-5-2
Palacio de Deportes, Havana, CubaDPTS1010
1945-12-11Ellis Phillips28-20-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
Terranova had to rally in the closing rounds to pull out a win.
1945-11-23Bill Eddy21-5-2
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
1945-11-19Oscar Lewis15-20-4
Stamford Hall, Stamford, Connecticut, USAWKO410
1945-09-24Leon Spencer12-4-0
Arena Gardens, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO810
From Detroit newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1945-08-27Jean Barriere20-12-1
Sterling Oval, Bronx, New York, USAWKO410
1945-08-16Augie Lapara10-1-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO110
time: 1:41 | referee: Teddy Martin
1945-06-25Bernard Docusen20-1-4
Pelican Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALPTS88
referee: Jack Galway
1945-05-11Vince Dell'Orto58-52-10
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson | judge: Eddie Curley | judge: Joe Blumsack
1945-04-13Maxie Shapiro71-16-6
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
1945-03-23Leroy Willis13-0-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWUD1010
1945-02-19Willie Pep85-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Arthur Donovan 3-10 | judge: Marty Monroe 5-10 | judge: Tom Guilfoyle 2-12
NYSAC World featherweight title
1945-01-12Charley Cabey Lewis27-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
referee: Frank Fullam 6-4 | judge: Joe Agnello 6-4 | judge: Jimmy Hagan 5-5
Lewis was knocked down twice in the 9th.
1944-12-19Leo Francis1-11-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO28
referee: Al Berl
1944-12-07Charley Noel4-20-2
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1944-11-20Harry Jeffra89-13-3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
referee: Harry Ebbets 5-3 | judge: Tom Guilfoyle 5-5 | judge: Fred Brunelli 5-5
1944-10-27Georgie Knox11-17-2
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
1944-10-16Vince Dell'Orto58-46-10
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1010
1944-09-21Frankie Rubino29-15-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO48
time: 2:20
1944-08-14Vince Dell'Orto57-45-9
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
referee: Tim Ferrick
After the bout Terranova's manager (Benny Gleason) struck Referee Tim Ferrick. The New York Times
1944-07-27Charley Noel4-15-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
1944-07-21Harold 'Snooks' Lacey71-29-13
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1944-07-11Harold 'Snooks' Lacey71-28-13
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1944-05-05Sal Bartolo57-16-6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1515
referee: Tommy Rawson 434-428 | judge: Jimmy McCarron 142-145 | judge: Eddie Curley 143-148
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1944-03-10Sal Bartolo55-16-6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1515
referee: Johnny Martin | judge: Joe Blumsack | judge: Eddie Curley
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1944-02-28Milton Bell1-17-1
Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO510
1944-02-14Harold 'Snooks' Lacey70-26-12
New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1944-02-01Pat Foley42-12-7
Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAWTKO910
1944-01-18Richie Miyashiro0-1-0
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWTKO410
referee: Louis Kaplan
Referee Kaplan stopped the bout when Miyashiro suffered mouth and nose cuts. New York Times However Terranova had knocked him down four times and completely outclassed him according to The Ring, April 1944, page 61.
1943-12-27Jackie Callura58-30-10
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWTKO615
referee: Eddie Coulon
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1943-11-08Harry Jeffra80-12-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALPTS1010
1943-10-18Tony Costa48-19-4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALSD1010
1943-10-06Sammy Garcia20-24-5
Stanley Arena, New Britain, Connecticut, USAWTKO510
Garcia put up a good fight but was floored three times in the fifth and suffered a cut eye, causing the fight to be stopped.
1943-09-21Lefty LaChance70-15-7
Outdoor Arena, Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS1010
referee: Bill Conway
1943-09-13Juan Villalba7-13-3
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWPTS1010
referee: Mike Cusimano
1943-08-16Jackie Callura56-29-10
Pelican Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWKO815
referee: Red Dolan
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1943-07-13Angel Aviles7-8-3
Outdoor Arena, Hartford, Connecticut, USADPTS1010
1943-06-30Jackie Callura55-28-10
Arena, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWTKO310
time: 2:45 | referee: Joe Currie
Ring Sept 1943 p53
1943-06-04Chalky Wright140-33-17
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO515
time: 2:46 | referee: Frank Fullam
World Featherweight Title Eliminator
Terranova was knocked down once in the 2nd, and twice in the 5th.

1943-05-25Mario Chico Morales27-19-3
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1943-05-04Billy Pinti16-13-4
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1943-04-20Angelo Callura29-19-5
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1943-03-23Lulu Costantino69-4-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1943-03-05Al Guido22-6-11
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
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