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|death date||1980-10-22 (65)|
|height||5′ 7½″ / 171cm|
|reach||70″ / 178cm|
|residence||Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|birth place||Washington, Pennsylvania, USA|
|birth name||Salvato P Angott|
rounds boxed 1133 KO% 16.79
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|1950-08-08||Sonny Boy West||44-6-1||Motor City Speedway, Detroit, Michigan, USA||L||UD||10||10|
|1950-06-26||Kid Azteca||161-40-10||Dudley Field, El Paso, Texas, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|1950-06-22||Tim Dalton||43-5-2||Municipal Stadium, Davenport, Iowa, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1950-05-10||John L. Davis||26-14-1||Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USA||L||UD||10||10|
|1950-03-20||Sonny Boy West||39-5-1||Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA||L||UD||10||10|
|1950-02-20||Ralph Zannelli||89-39-7||Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA||W||SD||10||10|
|1950-01-23||Clem Custer||20-16-5||Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA||W||TKO||8||10|
|This fight was one-sided from start to finish. Custer tried hard but Angott was much too experienced for him.|
|1950-01-02||Sonny Boy West||38-4-0||Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
|West was knocked down once. Angott was the aggressor, looked great, and probably deserved to win.|
|1949-12-12||Tony Riccio||53-35-13||Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA||L||PTS||10||10|
|1949-10-19||Don Williams||43-4-0||Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA||L||SD||10||10|
|1949-08-05||Bill Sudduth||20-2-3||Auditorium, Topeka, Kansas, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|The scoring was 98-95 for Sudduth, and 97-97 and 97-91 for Angott.|
|1949-03-03||Johnny Bryant||7-12-0||Clarksburg Auditorium, Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA||W||KO||2||10|
| time: 2:59 |
Bryant down twice in the second round before the corner threw in the towel.
|1948-06-11||Buster Miles||12-7-0||Radio Center Arena, Huntington, West Virginia, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1948-03-15||Rudy Zadell||14-19-0||Cumberland, Maryland, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1948-02-17||Eddie Pusey||0-1-0||Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA||W||KO||2||8|
| time: 1:39 |
|1947-05-16||Johnny Bratton||25-6-1||Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||UD||10||10|
| referee: Johnny Behr 51-49 | judge: Ed Hintz 54-46 | judge: Frank Clark 51-49 |
|1947-04-09||Carl Elfante||0-2-0||Auditorium, Zanesville, Ohio, USA||W||KO||3||10|
| time: 2:22 |
Elfante was knocked down three times in the 2nd, and once in the 3rd round.
|1947-03-24||Teddy Davis||7-7-2||Auditorium, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA||W||TKO||3||10|
|1947-03-14||Nick Castiglione||26-20-5||Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||KO||4||10|
| time: 2:41 |
Angott was down for a four-count in round one. Castiglione knocked out Sammy's mouthpiece in round two, but Angott then floored him for "nine" and finished him in round four.
|1947-02-27||Jackie McFarland||19-7-4||Armory, Mansfield, Ohio, USA||W||TKO||2||10|
|1947-02-24||Johnny Bryant||5-6-0||Armory, Canton, Ohio, USA||W||TKO||5||10|
|1947-02-17||George Dixon||0-1-0||Auditorium, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA||W||KO||1||10|
|1946-07-08||Beau Jack||64-9-4||Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA||L||TKO||7||10|
|Angott was floored for a two-count in round two and Jack was down for counts of "one" and "three" in round four. Jack rallied strongly in rounds five and six. "Angott did not answer the bell for the seventh round..His seconds said he suffered a leg cramp from kidney punches" but Jack "had Angott badly beaten when Sammy decided not to continue."|
|1946-03-04||Sugar Ray Robinson||62-1-1||Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||L||UD||10||10|
| referee: Red Robinson |
Angott was knocked down in the 1st and 8th round.
|1945-12-10||Danny Kapilow||41-4-5||Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|1945-10-24||Danny Kapilow||39-3-5||Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|This was a very unpopular decision. Angott was floored in rounds two and eight. Kapilow lost the first round because of a low blow.|
|1945-09-19||Ike Williams||67-8-1||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||6||10|
| referee: Red Robinson |
Williams suffered a torn abdominal muscle from Angott's body blows in the first round and took a bad beating until the fight was stopped.
|1945-08-20||Gene Burton||21-3-2||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Freddie Mastrean 7-2 | judge: Willie Davies 5-5 | judge: Freddie Lux 4-4 |
Davies favored Burton in supplemental scoring.
|1944-11-10||Jimmy McDaniels||37-19-9||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||L||MD||10||10|
| referee: Benny Leonard 3-6 | judge: Joe Agnello 3-7 | judge: Jimmy Hagan 5-5 |
|1944-09-06||Ike Williams||54-5-1||Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||L||SD||10||10|
| referee: Matt Adgie | judge: Eddie Loughran | judge: Lou Tress |
Official scorecards: 6-4 (Adgie) and 6-3-1 (Loughran) for Williams; 5-4-1 for Angott (Tress). The decision was well-received by the audience. Williams appeared to be the clear winner, although Angott won the second, seventh, and eighth rounds, and the third was even. Williams was busier and hit more cleanly.
|1944-08-01||Aaron Perry||19-2-0||Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA||W||UD||11||11|
|This actually was an eleven-round fight. See The Ring, October 1944, page 46. The consensus was that Angott won six rounds, Perry two, and three were even, also according to The Ring. (A.P. scored it 7-2-2).|
|1944-06-07||Ike Williams||49-5-1||Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||L||SD||10||10|
| referee: Irving Kutcher | judge: Frank Knaresborough | judge: Lou Tress |
The official scoring was 4-4-2 (draw), 6-4 for Angott, and 5-3-2 for Williams. The referee voted for Williams and under the rules this gave the decision to Ike. It was Angott's mauling, swarming style against the cleaner boxing and sharper hitting of Williams. Attendance was 15,500 and the gross gate was $46,025.
|1944-04-04||Aaron Perry||14-0-0||Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA||W||SD||10||10|
|1944-03-08||Juan Zurita||124-21-1||Gilmore Field, Los Angeles, California, USA||L||UD||15||15|
| referee: Mushy Callahan 75-90 | judge: Charley Randolph 77-88 | judge: Billy Kershner 80-85 |
National Boxing Association World lightweight title
|1944-01-28||Beau Jack||57-8-2||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Frank Fullam 5-5 | judge: Charles Draycott 7-3 | judge: Marty Monroe 4-6 |
|1943-12-17||Bobby Ruffin||54-15-10||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||W||SD||10||10|
|The official scorecards were 5-3-2 and 5-4-1 in favor of Angott, and 6-3-1 in favor of Ruffin.|
|1943-10-27||Slugger White||44-11-3||Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA||W||UD||15||15|
| referee: Benny Whitman 91-75 | judge: Mushy Callahan 99-66 | judge: Billy Kershner 96-69 |
National Boxing Association World lightweight title"Australian Point system used" -- 165 points at stake in the 15-rounds; Whitman made an error in scoring
|1943-10-01||Joey Peralta||29-22-10||Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|Angott "captured a close decision (..) in a ten-round slugfest." (United Press)|
|1943-06-11||Henry Armstrong||129-17-8||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||L||UD||10||10|
|The official scorecards were 6-4, 5-4-1, and 6-3-1, all in favor of Armstrong.|
|1943-03-19||Willie Pep||62-0-0||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||W||UD||10||10|
| referee: Billy Cavanaugh 5-4 | judge: Bill Healy 5-4 | judge: Joe Agnello 6-4 |
|1942-09-28||Aldo Spoldi||95-24-7||City Park Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Happy Littleton |
|1942-07-31||Sugar Ray Robinson||32-0-0||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||L||UD||10||10|
| referee: Arthur Donovan |
Robinson dropped Angott for a 5-count in round eight, but Sammy pulled Ray down when he fell, both of them landing on the ring apron.
|1942-07-07||Bob Montgomery||43-4-3||Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||W||SD||12||12|
| referee: Spud Murphy 6-4 | judge: Harry Lasky | judge: Eddie Loughran |
Official scorecards: 6-5-1 (Lasky) and 6-4-2 (Murphy) for Angott; 6-5-1 for Montgomery (Loughran). It was a gruelling fight, but not spectacular. Angott kept the fight at close quarters as much as he could and outgeneralled Montgomery in the early rounds. Montgomery had the better of rounds six through nine. Angott, who evidently injured his left hand along the way, won rounds 10 and 12 and Montgomery took the 11th. This fight epitomized Angott's rough and tumble fighting style. Attendance was 16050 and the gross gate was $33.553.
|1942-05-15||Allie Stolz||46-4-2||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||W||SD||15||15|
| referee: Frank Fullam 5-9 | judge: George LeCron 8-6 | judge: John Potter 8-6 |
World Lightweight Title
Stolz lost the 12th and 14th rounds, due to low blows.
Angott relinquished the title in November 1942 because of a hand injury.
|1942-03-06||Bob Montgomery||41-3-3||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||W||UD||12||12|
| referee: Arthur Donovan | judge: George LeCron | judge: Jimmy Riley |
Montgomery was knocked down in the 9th for a one count.
|1941-12-19||Lew Jenkins||50-18-5||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||W||UD||15||15|
| referee: Young Otto |
World Lightweight Title
All three officials scored the fight 13-2 in favor of Angott, round-by-round.
|1941-10-30||Chino Lopez||11-25-7||Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||6||10|
| time: 2:15 | referee: Buck McTiernan |
The venue, Aragon Gardens, was the former Moose Lodge.
|1941-09-19||Lee Sheppard||28-18-3||Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA||W||KO||1||10|
|1941-09-08||Pete Galiano||32-67-12||Washington, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||6||10|
|This fight occurred in Washington PA, not Washington DC, as previously shown here.|
|1941-08-12||Jimmy Tygh||47-15-5||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||3||10|
| referee: Billy Conn |
|1941-07-21||Sugar Ray Robinson||20-0-0||Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||L||UD||10||10|
| referee: Irving Kutcher | judge: Harry Lacky | judge: Eddie Loughran |
Kutcher scored the fight 7-2-1, Lasky 6-3-1, and Loughran 7-1-2.
Angott was down for a nine count in the 2nd round. He barely beat the count and after that "never could launch a sustained offensive against the dancing, long-armed Negro who hit him with darting jabs, whistling left hooks and booming bolo punches, rights that came up from the floor to sink into Sammy's stomach." Angott barely won the third round, split the eighth, and won the ninth. Robinson won the others.
|1941-06-24||Harry Hurst||24-0-2||Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada||W||MD||10||10|
| referee: Tommy Bland | judge: Bobby Laurence | judge: Fred Nobert |
Referee Tommy Bland scored it a draw, while the two judges had it for Angott. The Globe & Mail scored it 6-4 for Angott. Toronto Star scored it 4-3-3 for Angott.
|1941-05-19||Lenny Mancini||26-4-2||Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA||W||MD||10||10|
| referee: Joe Sedley |
Sedley scored the fight even but believed Mancini had a larger edge in the rounds he won while the two judges sided with Angott in this non-title bout. Youngstown Vindicator
|1941-05-02||Dave Castilloux||69-8-3||Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA||W||PTS||12||12|
|1940-12-18||Don Eddy||25-20-5||Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|1940-11-25||Bob Montgomery||26-2-3||Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||W||MD||10||10|
| referee: Irving Kutcher | judge: Al Voice | judge: Eddie Loughran |
Official scorecards: 6-4, 5-4-1, Loughran 4-4-2. Angott was much faster afoot and alternated his speedy movements with catch-and-catch-can tactics of clouting and clutching. Meanwhile, Montgomery was busily throwing punches and piling up points. Angott was popular with the audience; that and a big rally in rounds eight and nine brought him the win.
|1940-11-04||George Latka||27-4-8||Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
|1940-08-29||Fritzie Zivic||99-24-4||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||L||UD||10||10|
| referee: Red Robinson | judge: George Lupinacci | judge: Chick Rodgers |
|1940-07-24||Nick Castiglione||12-7-3||Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|1940-06-25||Baby Arizmendi||78-19-12||Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Jack Kennedy |
Angott was knocked down in the 4th round.
|1940-05-03||Davey Day||59-7-4||Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA||W||PTS||15||15|
| referee: Jack Dempsey |
National Boxing Association World lightweight titleNBA title had been stripped from Lou Ambers for his failure to meet Davey Day in a title fight
|1940-03-01||Quentin Breese||39-9-6||Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Jack Dempsey |
|1940-02-02||Pete Lello||39-6-3||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA||D||PTS||10||10|
|1939-12-08||Davey Day||57-7-4||Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||L||MD||12||12|
| referee: Joe McNamara 59-61 | judge: Ed Hintz 57-63 | judge: E. Allen Frankel 60-60 |
|1939-11-03||Baby Arizmendi||77-17-12||Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||UD||10||10|
|This was a good fight, with Angott getting the vote from all three officials.|
|1939-10-06||Davey Day||57-6-4||Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||SD||10||10|
| referee: Tommy Gilmore 52-48 | judge: Ed Klein 53-47 | judge: Willam Battye 48-52 |
|1939-08-28||Billy Marquart||30-5-0||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||UD||10||10|
| referee: Red Robinson | judge: Johnny Fundy | judge: Chick Rodgers |
This was an action-filled and entertaining fight.
|1939-07-17||Petey Sarron||102-22-12||Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1939-06-27||Howard Scott||61-35-10||Louisville, Kentucky, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1939-05-03||Milt Aron||51-7-4||Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|Angott was down for no-count in round four, but more than matched Aron punch-for-punch despite a ten pound weight disadvantage.|
|1939-04-14||Aldo Spoldi||63-18-5||Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|1939-01-31||Eddie Brink||25-26-11||Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||5||10|
| time: 0:46 |
|1939-01-23||Joey Ferrando||54-8-3||Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA||W||TKO||10||10|
| time: 1:21 | referee: Al Grayber |
Ferrando was down four times.
|1938-12-05||Freddie Miller||201-24-8||Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
|From the Louisville Courier-Journal (Laurence Fielding).|
|1938-11-14||Norment Quarles||51-16-4||Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA||W||PTS||10||10|
| referee: Johnny Sehrt |
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