Billy Backus vs. Curtis Phillips (2nd meeting)

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1968-09-14 : Billy Backus 148 lbs beat Curtis Phillips 147 lbs by TKO in round 7 of 10

  • Location: War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
  • Referee: Joe Palmer

"Billy Backus, 148, local southpaw, scored a seven round TKO over Carlos Phillips, 147, Puerto Rico. Backus maintained a body attack and in the 7th round was punching Phillips at will when referee Joe Palmer stopped it." -Ring Magazine, January 1969 issue

  • This bout was a co-main event sharing the bill with a 10 rounder between Hal 'TNT' Carroll and Randy Stevens.