Al Berl

judge
referee

ID# 402040
status inactive
career 1962-1970
nationality USA
residence New York, USA

Judge  39 bouts

datelocation
1970-07-15 Emile Griffith
W-UD
Dick Tiger
ref: Petey Della 7-2   Al Berl 7-2   Harold Lederman 8-2
1970-03-11 Charley Green
W-UD
Henry Hank
ref: Tommy Walsh 8-2   Al Berl 8-2   Tony Castellano 8-2
Hank was knocked down in the tenth round.
1970-03-11 Emile Griffith
W-UD
Carlos Marks
ref: Arthur Mercante 9-3   Al Berl 6-5   Tony Castellano 8-4
1970-03-11 Bobby O'Brien
L-MD
Danny McAloon
O'Brian was down once in the 8th and McAloon down once in the 7th.
1969-07-14 Ismael Laguna
W-UD
Genaro Soto
ref: Tony Perez 8-2   Al Berl 8-1   Jack Gordon 6-3
1969-07-14 Al Quinney
W-MD
Hilton Whitaker
ref: Tony Perez 2-2   Al Berl 3-1   Jack Gordon 3-1
1969-05-26 Dick Tiger
W-UD
Nino Benvenuti
ref: Tony Perez 7-2   Joe Armstrong 6-4   Al Berl 6-3
1969-05-26 Don Fullmer
W-SD
Juarez de Lima
ref: Barney Smith 5-4   Joe Armstrong 4-6   Al Berl 6-4
1969-04-18 Donato Paduano
W-UD
Juan Ramos
ref: Petey Della 5-2   Al Berl 6-2   Tony Rossi 5-5
1969-02-03 Buster Mathis
W-UD
George Chuvalo
ref: Harold Valan 10-2   Al Berl 9-3   Jack Gordon 8-3
1969-02-03 Emile Griffith
W-UD
Andy Heilman
ref: Jimmy Devlin 8-2   Al Berl 8-2   Jack Gordon 7-3
1968-10-25 Dick Tiger
W-UD
Frank DePaula
ref: Arthur Mercante 7-6   Al Berl 8-2   Mike Davidowitch 8-2
Tiger down twice in the 2nd, DePaula down twice in the 3rd. Mercante scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring.
1968 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1968-06-24 Joe Frazier
W-TKO
Manuel Ramos
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante   Al Berl   Jack Gordon

Ramos down twice in the 2nd -- also recognized as title fight by IL, PA, ME, and MA
1968-03-04 Nino Benvenuti
W-UD
Emile Griffith
ref: Johnny LoBianco 8-6   Al Berl 7-7   Frank Forbes 8-6

Griffith was knocked down in the 9th. Al Berl 7-7-1 (9-8, points for Nino based on extra point for knockdown)
1967-12-15 Luis Rodriguez
W-UD
Bennie Briscoe
ref: Arthur Mercante 6-4   Joe Armstrong 8-2   Al Berl 7-2
1967-08-16 Carlos Ortiz
W-UD
Ismael Laguna
ref: Arthur Mercante 10-4   Al Berl 10-4   Jack Gordon 11-3

1967-04-17 Emile Griffith
L-UD
Nino Benvenuti
ref: Mark Conn 5-10   Al Berl 6-9   Leo Birnbaum 5-10

1967 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
Benvenuti was knocked down in the 4th round, Griffith in the 2nd.
1966-07-13 Emile Griffith
W-MD
Joey Archer
ref: Johnny LoBianco 7-7   Artie Aidala 9-5   Al Berl 8-7

1966-05-21 Jose Torres
W-UD
Wayne Thornton
ref: Johnny LoBianco 12-2   Artie Aidala 10-4   Al Berl 10-4

Thornton was knocked down twice in the 1st round.
1966-03-18 Don Fullmer
L-UD
Jose Gonzalez
ref: Johnny LoBianco 5-6   Al Berl 5-7   Tony Castellano 4-7
WBA American Middleweight Title
1965-12-10 Emile Griffith
W-UD
Manuel Gonzalez
ref: Arthur Mercante 9-5   Al Berl 11-3   Tony Rossi 12-3

Griffith gives up welter title in April 1966
1965-10-21 Dick Tiger
W-UD
Joey Giardello
ref: Johnny LoBianco 9-5   Al Berl 10-5   Tony Castellano 8-6

1965-03-30 Emile Griffith
W-UD
Jose Stable
ref: Arthur Mercante 11-4   Al Berl 9-5   Frank Forbes 8-6

1965-02-12 Luis Rodriguez
W-UD
Rubin Carter
ref: Johnny LoBianco 6-3   Al Berl 7-3   Tony Rossi 7-3
Rodriguez was knocked down in the 7th round.
1964-12-18 Oscar Bonavena
W-TKO
Billy Stephan
2:14    ref: Arthur Mercante 5-0   Al Berl 5-0   Jimmy Riccio 5-0
1964-10-16 Dick Tiger
L-SD
Joey Archer
ref: Zach Clayton 3-6   Al Berl 4-5   Tony Castellano 5-4
1964-08-14 Doug Jones
L-SD
Billy Daniels
ref: Zach Clayton 3-5   Al Berl 6-4   Johnny Dran 4-5
1964-03-20 Luis Rodriguez
W-UD
Holly Mims
ref: Ruby Goldstein 6-3   Al Berl 8-2   Joe Eppy 5-4
1964-02-14 Frankie Narvaez
W-MD
Luis Molina
ref: Johnny LoBianco 4-4   Al Berl 7-3   Tony Rossi 7-3
1964-01-03 Jose Torres
W-UD
Jose Gonzalez
ref: Zach Clayton 6-3   Al Berl 6-4   Jimmy Riccio 6-4
1963-10-25 Joey Archer
W-SD
Rubin Carter
ref: Arthur Mercante 5-4   Al Berl 4-5   Tony Castellano 6-4
1963-08-03 Stanley Hayward
L-UD
Jose Stable
ref: Joe LoScalzo 4-5   Al Berl 2-7   Jimmy Riccio 3-6
1963-07-06 Gaspar Ortega
W-SD
Billy Bello
ref: Johnny LoBianco 5-4   Al Berl 5-4   Tony Castellano 4-5
1963-03-30 Jose Gonzalez
W-TKO
Rubin Carter
Bout stopped because of a deep cut over Carter's right eye.
1963-02-09 Willie Pastrano
L-UD
Wayne Thornton
ref: Joe LoScalzo 4-5   Joe Armstrong 3-7   Al Berl 3-6
1962-11-10 Joey Archer
W-UD
Mick Leahy
ref: Jimmy Devlin 7-3   Al Berl 8-2   Frank Forbes 9-1
Leahy was knocked down twice in the 7th round.
1962-07-21 Don Fullmer
W-SD
Juan Carlos Rivero
ref: Jimmy Devlin 6-4   Joe Agnello 6-4   Al Berl 5-6
Judge Al Berl gave Rivero a 6-5 margin on points although scoring the fight even in rounds
1962-06-16 Carlos Hernandez
W-TKO
Paolo Rosi
2:11    ref: Mark Conn   Artie Aidala   Al Berl
Rosi was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1962-05-26 Ted Wright
W-UD
Phil Moyer
ref: Teddy Martin 8-2   Al Berl 5-4   Frank Forbes 6-3
39 bouts