Joey Giardello vs. Henry Hank (2nd meeting)

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Henry Hank 164 lbs lost to Joey Giardello 164 lbs by MD in round 10 of 10

"Joey Giardello looked forward today to a bout with Sugar Ray Robinson after winning an unpopular majority decision over middleweight Henry Hank in a 10 round bout at Convention Hall Tuesday night. Giardello bled from the nose and mouth from the 2nd round on and his body and trunks were spattered by the end of the fight. Hank, 9th ranked middleweight, fought in spurts and had Giardello in trouble in the 2nd, 7th and 9th rounds." -United Press International

  • Unofficial UPI scorecard - 46-44 Giardello
  • Attendance - 5,867
  • Gate - $26,811

Post fight comments

  • "They stole the fight from me." -Henry Hank
  • "This is the worst I've ever been hit in 14 years. This man hit like a mule. But I won by a slight edge." -Joey Giardello
  • "This is the worst decision I've ever heard." -Harry Baxter, Hank's manager