Phil Moyer

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Phil Moyer

Name: Phil Moyer
Hometown: Portland, Oregon, USA
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Promoter: Record
Judge: Record
Referee: Record
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Manager: Sid Flaherty
Trainer: Danny Rodriguez

Phil Moyer is a member of Portland Oregon's most famous boxing family and the older brother of Denny Moyer. As an amateur Phil went on to win the West Coast Golden Gloves when he was barely old enough to fight. He was trained by his father Harry Moyer, who was also an amateur champion, and who also won the West Coast Golden Glove champion in 1937. Phil was awarded a football or boxing scholarship to Idaho State University. He boxed as an amateur on the Idaho State team, but left college when Sid Flaherty, a professional manager, convinced him to turn pro in 1957. As a professional, he was trained by Danny Rodriguez, and quickly became known as a powerful puncher and skilled boxer. Although, lesser known than his brother Denny, Phil was very established in his own right. Phil's career highlights include his two-time encounter with Florentino Fernandez and his memorable 1962 decision in Los Angeles over the great Sugar Ray Robinson. Phil's professional career was cut short in 1962 when he suffered a detached retina during his fight with Terry Downes in London, England. After his boxing career was over, Moyer became a referee in the state of Oregon