Ross Virgo

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Name: Ross Virgo
Born: 1929-11-09
Died: 2011-06-29 (Age:81)
Hometown: Rochester, New York, USA
Boxing Record: click

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Pre-Felton Ross Virgo is reported to have beaten, among others, Chester Rico, Ted Bussey, Dave Andrews, Johnny Kaufman, Cliff Hart, Al Hersch and Tony Pellone.

The Franklin High School graduate won 46 of 48 amateur boxing matches and was the 1948 champion of the U.S. Army and Air Force before turning pro. He rose to No. 5 welterweight contender in the world before abruptly ending his career in 1953 to raise his family. His record was 26-2-2, with both losses split decisions. Per Rochester newspaper.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/democratandchronicle/obituary.aspx?n=ross-virgo&pid=152288750

http://www.frontierfield.org/walkoffame/virgo8.html