Arthur Mercante

judge
referee

ID# 401037
status inactive
career 1956-2001
nationality USA
residence Garden City, New York, USA
birth place Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Referee  341 bouts

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2001-09-29 Ricardo Lopez
W-KO
Zolani Petelo
1:32    ref: Arthur Mercante   George Colon 68-64   Robert Gilson 68-64   Steve Weisfeld 70-62

Ricardo "Finito" Lopez officially announced his retirement at an emotional press conference 2002-11-28 in Mexico City
This was the last bout as a referee for the 81-year-old Mercante
2001-01-27 Clarence Vinson
W-UD
Adrian Valdez
ref: Arthur Mercante   Melvina Lathan 39-37   Ron McNair 40-37   Tony Paolillo 40-36
2001-01-27 Ricardo Williams Jr
W-TKO
Anthony Simpkins
2:10    ref: Arthur Mercante
2001-01-13 Zab Judah
W-TKO
Reggie Green
1:29    ref: Arthur Mercante   Dick Flaherty 88-83   Tom Kaczmarek 86-85   Don O'Neill 87-84

Green down twice 10th.
2000-11-04 Shane Mosley
W-TKO
Antonio Diaz
1:36    ref: Arthur Mercante   Tom Kaczmarek 50-44   Sid Rubenstein 50-44   Freddie Ucci 50-44

2000-01-15 Roy Jones Jr
W-UD
David Telesco
ref: Arthur Mercante   Melvina Lathan 120-108   Luis Rivera 120-108   Sid Rubenstein 120-106

1999-09-24 Andrew Council
L-UD
Keith Holmes
ref: Arthur Mercante   Tony Perez 109-116   Oren Shellenberger 110-116   Freddie Ucci 109-117

Council down in Round 9. Holmes deducted 1 point for holding in round 10.
1998-11-14 Roy Jones Jr
W-TKO
Otis Grant
1:18    ref: Arthur Mercante   Tom Kaczmarek 89-80   Rogelio Perez 90-80   Daniel Talon 90-81

Grant down in the 6th and 10th rounds.
Corner throws in the towel.
1998-06-25 Julio Cesar Chavez
W-TKO
Ken Sigurani
2:09    ref: Arthur Mercante   William Hutt   George Smith   Freddie Ucci
1998-04-03 Eric Lucas
W-KO
Segundo Mercado

1998-03-14 Zahir Raheem
W-KO
Garvin Crout
1998-03-07 Rosendo Alvarez
D-TD
Ricardo Lopez
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante   Samuel Conde Lopez 68-64   Tom Kaczmarek 64-67   Dalby Shirley 66-66

Lopez was knocked down in the 2nd round. Alvarez lost one point in round seven due to the WBC accidental headbutt rule.
1997-12-06 Kostya Tszyu
W-TKO
Ismael Armando
Chaves
2:20    ref: Arthur Mercante
WBC Light Welterweight Title eliminator
1997-08-23 Felix Trinidad
W-KO
Troy Waters
2:50    ref: Arthur Mercante   Don Ackerman   Joe Dwyer   Robert Gilson
WBC Light Middleweight Title Eliminator
1997-08-07 Montell Griffin
L-KO
Roy Jones Jr

Griffin was knocked down.
1997-04-14 Daniel Zaragoza
W-UD
Joichiro Tatsuyoshi
ref: Arthur Mercante   Rolando Barrovecchio 116-112   Tony Castellano 116-111   Lou Filippo 115-112

1996-12-06 Tracy Harris
Patterson
W-TKO
Jose Aponte
1:57    ref: Arthur Mercante
1996-10-19 Keith Holmes
W-TKO
Richie Woodhall
2:32    ref: Arthur Mercante   Jose Juan Guerra 107-103   Angel Luis Guzman 107-102   Ken Morita 108-102

1996-10-04 Ike Quartey
W-MD
Oba Carr
ref: Arthur Mercante   Jose Laurino 117-109   Luis Rivera 116-109   Gonzalo Rivera 112-112

1996-09-12 Alonzo Highsmith
W-TKO
George Clarke
2:30    ref: Arthur Mercante
1996-09-12 Gary Bell
W-TKO
Maurice Gray
2:57    ref: Arthur Mercante
1996-09-12 Oleg Maskaev
W-TKO
Ralph West
1:03    ref: Arthur Mercante
1996-07-13 Wayne McCullough
W-UD
Julio Cesar Cardona
ref: Arthur Mercante   Joe Garcia 100-90   Josef Mason 99-92   Ed Walsh 97-93
1996-07-06 Luisito Espinosa
W-UD
Cesar Soto
ref: Arthur Mercante   Marty Denkin 115-112   Tom Kaczmarek 117-112   Tony Perez 115-112

1996-04-14 Tracy Harris
Patterson
W-UD
Harold Warren
ref: Arthur Mercante   Tom Kaczmarek 95-94   Sid Rubenstein 96-93   Clark Sammartino 95-94
1996-03-29 Richie Melito
W-TKO
Rick Hardee
2:04    ref: Arthur Mercante   Steve Weisfeld
1996-03-01 Luisito Espinosa
W-KO
Alejandro Gonzalez
1:12    ref: Arthur Mercante   Laurence Cole 28-29   Chuck Hassett 29-28   Rudy Ortega 29-29

Gonzalez down once in Round 4.
1996-01-13 Fabrice Tiozzo
W-UD
Eric Lucas
ref: Arthur Mercante   Tony Castellano 118-109   Franz Marti 119-108   Karl Milligan 117-110

Lucas down in the 3rd round.
1995-07-13 Arturo Gatti
W-TKO
Barrington Francis
1995-06-02 Hector Acero
Sanchez
D-MD
Daniel Zaragoza
ref: Arthur Mercante   Cindy Bartin 114-112   Vincent Rainone 113-113   Freddie Ucci 113-113

1995-02-28 Hector Camacho
W-RTD
Luis Maysonet
1995-02-17 Dana Rosenblatt
W-TKO
Randy Williams

1995-01-18 Hiroshi Kawashima
W-UD
Jose Luis Bueno
ref: Arthur Mercante   Lou Filippo 118-109   Chuck Hassett 115-114   Tom Kaczmarek 116-111

1994-08-13 Riddick Bowe
NC-NC
Buster Mathis Jr
1994-07-21 Bronco McKart
W-RTD
Alain Bonnamie
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante

1994-06-17 Wayne McCullough
W-UD
Victor Rabanales
ref: Arthur Mercante   Vincent Rainone 117-110   Walter Shaw 115-113   Jack Woodruff 116-110

Rabanales penalized a point for low punches in round five.
1994-05-06 Lennox Lewis
W-TKO
Phil Jackson
1:35    ref: Arthur Mercante   John Keane 69-64   Bob Logist 69-63   John Stewart 69-62

1994-03-29 Jean Baptiste Mendy
L-TKO
Miguel Angel
Gonzalez
2:40    ref: Arthur Mercante   Chuck Hassett 36-39   Tom Kaczmarek 36-39   Franz Marti 38-38

1993-12-18 Julio Cesar Chavez
W-RTD
Andy Holligan
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante   Chuck Hassett 50-44   Nicolas Hidalgo 50-45   Dalby Shirley 50-45

1993-11-10 Clarence Adams
L-RTD
Frankie Toledo
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante    38-38    38-38    38-38
Adams dislocates his shoulder
1993-11-10 Adrian Stone
W-SD
Ernest Stroman
ref: Arthur Mercante    39-37    39-37    38-39
1993-09-19 Ricardo Lopez
W-TKO
Toto Pongsawang
2:30    ref: Arthur Mercante   Tom Kaczmarek 99-91   Takeaki Kanaya 98-94   Dalby Shirley 99-90

1993-06-22 Michael Moorer
W-TKO
James Pritchard
2:46    ref: Arthur Mercante
1993-04-28 Gregorio Vargas
W-TKO
Paul Hodkinson
2:27    ref: Arthur Mercante   Tony Castellano 56-58   Giuseppe Ferrari 55-59   Kamel Youssef 56-59

1993-02-05 Tony Thornton
W-SD
Melvin Wynn
ref: Arthur Mercante   Tom Kaczmarek 78-75   Joseph Pasquale 76-77   Richard Strange 77-75
1993-02-05 Robert Scott
L-TKO
Sal Lopez
1993-02-05 Zack Padilla
W-RTD
Ricky Meyers
Stopped on a cut after six completed rounds.
1993-01-27 Aaron Davis
W-TKO
Edwin Curet
2:12    ref: Arthur Mercante
1993-01-27 Derrell Coley
W-RTD
Angel Torres
3:00    ref: Arthur Mercante
1992-12-10 Ray Mercer
W-RTD
Jerry Halstead
Halstead did not answer the bell for round 3.
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