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Carmelo Costa
Global ID16366
sexmale
birthdate 1934-05-10
divisionlightweight
height5′ 4½″   /   164cm
country USA
residenceBrooklyn, New York, USA
birth placeBrooklyn, New York, USA
won 34 (KO 3) + lost 9 (KO 1) + drawn 4 = 47
rounds boxed 374 KO% 6.38
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1958-12-09Percy Lewis12-4-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS1010
1958-10-31Hogan Kid Bassey57-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Al Berl
Costa was knocked down twice in the 3rd.
1958-09-27Iggy Maldonado11-20-6
Glens Falls, New York, USAWPTS88
1958-07-14Al Tisi24-17-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 6-3 | judge: Artie Aidala 6-3 | judge: Mike Davidowitch 6-4
1958-06-16Sonny Leon55-9-6
Caracas, VenezuelaLPTS1010
Costa was a featherweight from New York.
1958-03-10Iggy Maldonado11-17-6
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
First bout for Costa since being discharged from the U.S. Army for flat feet.
1957-03-22Miguel Berrios34-9-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1212
referee: Harry Kessler 7-4 | judge: Artie Aidala 6-7 | judge: 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

1956-12-12Paul Jorgensen46-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 8-1 | judge: Al Singer 7-3 | judge: Artie Aidala 6-3
1956-11-20Paul Jorgensen45-4-1
Houston, Texas, USALSD1010
referee: Jack Marshall 96-99 | judge: Manny Over 96-99 | judge: Red Nelson 96-94
1956-07-31Paul Jorgensen45-4-0
Houston, Texas, USADPTS1010
referee: Jimmy Webb 96-95 | judge: Joe Lott 96-98 | judge: Bill Cornelius 97-97
1956-06-27Ike Chestnut20-5-3
Capitol Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USALTKO810
Bout was stopped after Costa arose from the bout's only knockdown.
1956-03-30Cherif Hamia23-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 4-5 | judge: Joe Eppy 4-5 | judge: Jack Gordon 5-4
1956-03-02Baby Vasquez51-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Al Berl 5-4 | judge: Jack Gordon 6-3 | judge: Joe Vaccarella 5-6
Vaccarella scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Vasquez in the supplemental scoring.
1955-11-11Joey Lopes34-8-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Berl 6-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-3 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 6-3
1955-09-02Bobby Bell41-22-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 5-4 | judge: Bert Grant 6-4 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5
1955-05-27Lulu Perez34-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 5-4 | judge: Jack Gordon 9-1 | judge: Artie Aidala 8-2
1955-05-02Tony Puleo8-3-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1955-03-18Joey Lopes31-6-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 7-2 | judge: Young Otto 7-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-3
1955-02-21Bobby Bell41-21-4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Barney Felix | judge: Artie Aidala | judge: Young Otto
1954-12-06Bobby Bell39-21-4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Jack Watson 1-8 | 5-6 | judge: Nick Gamboli 5-4
Grant scored the bout 5-5 on rounds, but favored Bell in the supplemental scoring.
1954-10-25Rudy Garcia24-6-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Barney Felix 6-9 | judge: Joe Agnello 5-8 | judge: Joe Eppy 8-8
1954-09-27Gene Smith40-4-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 7-6 | judge: Americo Schiavone 7-3 | judge: Nick Gamboli 6-4
Scalzo scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Costa in the supplemental scoring.
1954-07-26Vic Toweel27-2-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 6-3 | judge: Joe Agnello 8-2 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 5-4
1954-06-14Baby Neff Ortiz35-10-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Petey Scalzo 7-2 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 8-1 | judge: Charley Shortell 4-5
1954-05-31Frankie Sodano46-4-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-04-12Earl Hilton11-18-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-03-09Al Tisi18-8-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD88
1954-02-16Ike Chestnut10-1-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD88
referee: Harry Ebbets 5-2 | judge: Sidney Scharlin 7-1 | judge: Steve Acunto 5-3
1954-01-22Herky Kaminsky12-13-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-12-28Bobby Gory8-3-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-12-07Guillermo Roberts10-28-10
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-08-24Libby Manzo12-1-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1953-07-29Leo LeBrun45-63-18
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-06-22Ray Edwards32-21-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-06-01Johnny Donaldson2-8-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO18
time: 2:58
1953-05-18Ray Edwards32-20-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-02-02Eddie Griffin6-1-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1952-12-22Freddy Smith17-13-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-12-08Charlie McGarrity16-21-4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-11-22Johnny Carr17-8-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-11-13Tommy Reed11-2-2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-10-20Bobby Dufour3-6-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO46
Bout stopped because of a cut left eye suffered by DuFour
1952-10-09Earl Hilton7-12-2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-09-29Mike Tocci9-2-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO56
time: 1:25 | referee: Joe LoScalzo
1952-08-04Henry Beltrante13-2-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-07-21Ed Smith0-4-0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1952-07-01Ray Rogers6-16-0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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