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Tommy Tibbs
Global ID12892
sexmale
birthdate 1934-07-23
death date 1974-08-23 (40)
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 4″   /   163cm
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeLancaster, Ohio, USA
won 60 (KO 14) + lost 78 (KO 8) + drawn 4 = 142
rounds boxed 1147 KO% 9.86
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1972-11-09Bobby Richard30-11-0
Portland, Maine, USALTKO610
1967-02-06Renaldo Victoria9-0-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
1966-06-04Levi Madi42-8-6
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1010
1966-05-09Fernand Chretien23-5-2
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1966-04-03Doug Agin22-1-1
Grant School Gym, Steubenville, Ohio, USALUD1010
1965-12-19Percy Hayles23-13-6
National Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaLUD1010
referee: Seaside Johnson 90-100 | judge: Ferdie Sangster 91-100 | judge: Tony Bridge 88-100
Tibbs was knocked down in the 3rd round
1965-10-26George Foster6-2-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USALTKO68
referee: Joe LoScalzo
1965-04-01Gene Toran16-1-0
Erie, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1965-03-05Johnny Bizzarro50-8-2
War Memorial Arena, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USALUD1212
North American Junior Lightweight Title
1964-11-16Dave Coventry35-6-1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
1964-10-26Angel Robinson Garcia68-23-6
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLTKO610
Garcia is forced to leave France due to trouble with the police.
1964-10-19Dick Divola25-6-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
USA New England lightweight title
1964-08-27Jose Chico Veliz24-10-3
Municipal Auditorium, Norfolk, Virginia, USALPTS1010
1964-03-20Angelo Soto9-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD88
1963-12-09Paddy Read26-19-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
time: 1:10 | referee: Eddie Bradley
1963-10-31Dick Divola24-6-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Billy Connelly 95-96 | judge: George Flate 95-98 | judge: Alexander Scioli 95-97
USA New England lightweight title
1963-07-06Frankie Narvaez15-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1962-12-22Vicente Milan Derado45-14-14
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1962-08-13David Floyd23-7-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1962-07-23Charlie Smith15-11-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1212
time: 2:02 | referee: Vic Patrick
1962-07-06David Floyd22-7-0
Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Les Parker
1962-06-11Kenny Lane72-11-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Bradley
1962-03-30Johnny Bizzarro34-5-1
Erie Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
referee: Johnny Seaman
1962-02-07Johnny Bizzarro34-4-1
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1961-12-20Giordano Campari56-6-4
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyLPTS1010
1961-08-02Jose Luis Cruz13-1-1
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLPTS1010
1961-06-19J. D. Ellis20-12-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny Colan 7-2 | judge: Tony Rossi 8-2 | judge: Joe Eppy 5-4
Ellis was a substitute for Joey Donovan.
1961-05-26Daniel Berrios9-2-3
Sixto Escobar Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoLSD1010
1961-04-03Jackie Donnelly23-1-1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Lou Scozza 4-5 | judge: Richard Fay 4-5 | judge: Arnold Hautala 5-4
1961-02-13Paolo Rosi33-7-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 1-9 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5 | judge: Nick Gamboli 2-7
1960-12-05Chico Rollins11-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
1960-10-25Larry Boardman43-9-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 100-93 | judge: Joe Ricciotti 98-96 | judge: James Carrig 100-95
1960-10-03Ike Chestnut36-15-6
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWSD1010
Tibbs was knocked down in the eighth round but put on a strong rally in the last two rounds.
1960-07-19Frank Tallafero7-1-0
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe Zapustas | judge: Dick Monroe | judge: Joe Lynch
1960-05-05Johnny Kidd17-3-0
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWTKO810x3
referee: Louis Smith
A bad cut over Kidd's left eye forced the stoppage
1959-12-14Billy Wallace17-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
USA New England lightweight title
1959-10-23Dick DiVeronica18-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
1959-07-28Richie Howard77-26-5
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaWPTS1010
1959-07-11Angel Robinson Garcia37-7-0
Coliseo Nacional, Havana, CubaLSD1010
1959-06-29Tommy Garrow19-3-0
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWUD1212
USA New England lightweight title
1959-05-09Chico Morales25-3-2
Coliseo de la Ciudad, Havana, CubaLPTS1010
1959-03-03Larry Cantiberos12-9-4
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWUD1010
1959-02-14Bert Somodio6-1-0
Manila, Metro Manila, PhilippinesLKO510
time: 1:05
1959-01-26Tommy Garrow13-2-0
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USALMD1010
USA New England lightweight title
1958-11-03Richie Howard74-26-5
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaLMD1010
referee: Frank McIntosh 3-3 | judge: Don Kerr 6-3 | judge: Alex Nickerson 3-4
A supplemental scoring system favored Howard.
1958-09-12Len Matthews13-0-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Pete Tomasco 42-49 | 37-50 | 43-49
1958-06-16Frankie Ryff25-5-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Ray Miller 4-5 | judge: Tony Castellano 4-6 | judge: Mike Davidowitch 5-6
Davidowitch scored 5-5 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring. The decision was controversial as all ten ringside reporters scored the bout for Tibbs. New York Times
1958-03-21Victor Manuel Quijano38-11-3
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO8
1958-02-28Carlos Ortiz24-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 4-5 | judge: Bert Grant 4-6 | judge: Joe Agnello 2-8
1958-01-14Willie Pep209-7-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Eddie Curley 97-96 | judge: Joe Heirty 98-97 | judge: Joe Santarpia 95-96
1957-12-23Lulu Perez39-13-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 7-2 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 8-1 | judge: Tony Castellano 7-3
1957-11-29Harry Bell14-6-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
Bell was knocked down in the 1st round.
1957-10-28Frankie Ippolito20-6-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Larry Napp 9-1 | judge: Frank Fullam 7-3 | judge: Sam Irom 6-3
Ippolito was knocked down in the 2nd.
1957-09-20Orlando Echevarria45-17-6
Caracas, VenezuelaWPTS1010
1957-09-09Vicente Rivas15-0-1
Nuevo Circo, Caracas, VenezuelaLPTS1010
1957-07-06Paul Armstead14-3-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALUD1010
referee: Charley Randolph 92-98 | judge: Tommy Hart 92-99 | judge: John Thomas 95-98
1957-05-04Mickey Northrup23-12-3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: George Latka 96-92 | judge: Lee Grossman 97-95 | judge: Jimmy Wilson 96-94
1957-04-23Gene Butler10-18-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1212
referee: Jimmy McCarron 119-112 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 114-116 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 120-112
vacant USA New England lightweight title
1957-03-23Paul Armstead13-2-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWSD1010
referee: Frankie Van 96-94 | judge: Lee Grossman 95-98 | judge: Jimmy Wilson 97-95
1957-02-02Lauro Salas76-43-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Mushy Callahan 96-94 | judge: Jimmy Wallace 94-98 | judge: John Thomas 97-97
1957-01-12Lauro Salas76-42-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Hart 94-93 | judge: Reggie Gilmore 98-93 | judge: Frankie Van 98-94
1956-12-29Kid Castro4-3-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWTKO1010
time: 2:47 | referee: John Thomas 89-82
Castro was knocked down in the 6th round.
1956-11-17Lauro Salas75-42-9
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALSD1010
referee: Russ Bradford 94-98 | judge: Tommy Herman 95-98 | judge: John Thomas 96-94
1956-09-11Benny Artist16-6-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD88
1956-05-10Earl Matthews6-3-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS88
1956-03-26Dennis Pat Brady80-25-6
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALSD1010
1955-12-10Tony Spano27-13-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO710
time: 2:40
1955-11-15Hoacine Khalfi44-12-6
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
1955-10-29Myrel Olmstead13-27-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD88
1955-09-22Gene Butler5-7-1
Portland, Maine, USAWUD1010
1955-06-20Nat Jackson27-8-0
Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USALSD1010
1955-05-17Larry Boardman25-1-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALSD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 93-98 | judge: Harry Sundberg 96-97 | judge: Joe Santarpia 96-95
1955-04-11George Collins9-7-3
Maple Arena, Brockton, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
1955-02-21Stanley Smith3-2-2
Arcadia Ballroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWUD88
1954-11-23George Araujo52-6-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
referee: Eddie Curley 90-100 | judge: James Carrig 89-100 | judge: Joe Ricciotti 93-99
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