Nationality: United States
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Filippo, a former professional boxer, went on to referee and judge many bouts, mainly in the Southern California area. Some of the fights he officiated can be found here.
A retrospective of his career can be found in the Holiday 1999 issue of The Ring magazine. He also appeared as either a referee or announcer in every "Rocky" movie, starring Sylvester Stallone. His movie credits are here.
Currently (2005) he is an executive with the World Boxing Hall of Fame in California.