Isaac Logart vs. Gil Turner (1st meeting)

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1955-10-21 : Gil Turner 152¾ lbs lost to Isaac Logart 147 lbs by UD in round 10 of 10

Turner pounded Logart's body during the bout, but had difficulty dealing with Logart's speedy combinations and left hooks. Logart was particularly strong in the 7th and 8th rounds, he lost steam after that though, allowing Turner to close strongly in the last two rounds.

Odds: Turner 6.5-to-5 favorite

Source: New York Times

  • This decision was all hinged on whomever won the 10th round and Logart won the 10th on all three scorecards.
  • Unofficial AP scorecard - 5-4-1 Logart

Post fight comment

  • "We may put him in with Don Jordan, Virgil Akins or have him fight Turner again. The kid made a big hit and we want to use him often." -Harry Markson, managing Director of the IBC, on awarding Logart a December 2nd date in the Garden.
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