Fight:646151

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New York Times

1952-10-06 : Ross Virgo 144¾ lbs drew with Jackie O'Brien 144¼ lbs by TD in round 6 of 10

  • Location: Coliseum Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Referee: Ashton Donza

Referee Ashton Donza, a former National AAU bantamweight champion, and later a professional boxer, collapsed during the 6th round and died of a heart attack. The fight was declared a six round draw. (Source: The Ring, January 1953, pg. 59)