Lou Filippo

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Lou Filippo, Ken Buchanan, Carlos Ortiz

Name: Lou Filippo
Born: 1925-12-01
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2009-11-02 (Age:83)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 6″   /   168cm
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click
Refereeing Record: click

Division: Lightweight
Annotated Fight Record

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, as well as an active boxing judge and referee.

Photo: Lou Filippo (left), Ken Buchanan, Carlos Ortiz (Los Angeles: Oct. 2000)