Benny Trotta Magliano promoted numerous shows in the Baltimore, Maryland vicinity from the 1930s through the 1950s. Benny managed several fighters which included Lou Transparenti, Holly Mims, Jimmy McAllister, Young Raspi and Pete Galiano. He had great success as a promoter. On August 15, 1951 he promoted the largest fight crowd ever in Baltimore as 18,215 fans watched Joe Louis and Jimmy Bivins at Memorial Stadium. Trotta is believed to have been a friend of Rocky Marciano.