Rochester New York Tournament of Champions

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July 22, 1940 at Red Wing Stadium Rochester, New York.

Participants were boxers who fared well in AAU and Golden Gloves tournaments, staged by the Democrat and Chronicle before 10,604 fans to provide funds for college scholarships.

Contributing referee Arthur Donovan.

Seven five round matches in a fifty round outdoor tournament of champions


118 Jimmy Joyce w pts vs. Angelo Ambrosano

126 Leon Haire w pts vs. Frank (Smoke) Robinson

135 Ray Robinson w split decision vs. Tommy Moyer

147 Savior Canadeo w pts vs. Henry Brimm

160 Joey Maxim w pts Lou Angelucci

175 Jim Ritchie w tko 2 vs. Vic Hutton

175+ Wallace Cross w pts vs. Cornelius Young

135 Kolby Paul w tko 2 Russell Lapka ** preliminary bout

? Johnny Como w pts Jerry Spalma ** preliminary bout

?  ? vs. ? ** preliminary bout