Carlos Ortiz vs. Philip Kim

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Carlos Ortiz 140 lbs beat Philip Kim 142 lbs by TKO at 1:33 in round 9 of 10

  • Date: 1956-12-15
  • Location: Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
  • Referee: Charley Randolph 80-71

Ortiz dominated the bout with an assortment of left hooks and right crosses in every round. In the 9th round, a right uppercut sent the 30-year old former Welterweight contender Kim staggering back. Kim refused to go down though, but referee Charley Randolph, who had Kim down 80-71 on his scorecard, stopped the bout.


  • Ortiz 2.5-to-1 favorite
  • Kim was cut over the left eye in the 2nd round, and had a bloody nose by the 7th
  • This was Kim's final career bout
  • Attendance: 2,900 (est.)
  • Gate: $3,607