Ross Virgo boxer

Ross Virgo boxer
bouts
28
won
24
lost
2
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1948-10-14
Height
-
Reach
-
Age
81
Born
1929-11-09
Death
2011-06-29
Nationality
USA

Ross Virgo (November 9, 1929 – June 29, 2011) was an American professional boxer.He attended Franklin High School in Rochester, New York, where he first learned to box. After joining the Army, he became the combined Army–Air Force boxing champion. His amateur record was 46–2. His professional career started in 1948 and in the following year he was ranked 8th in the world by Ring Magazine. His career record as a pro was 24–2–2. At one time, he ranked fifth in the world in the welterweight class. He is a member of the Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1952-10-06 Jackie O'Brien LLLDLL Coliseum Arena, New Orleans DRAW
1951-10-22 Fitzie Pruden WWLWLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Unanimous decision
1951-09-26 Carmen Basilio LWWLLW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
1951-07-30 Bernard Docusen WLLWWW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans LOST
Unanimous decision
1951-07-16 Chuck Davey WWWWWW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans DRAW
Points
1951-04-09 Chink Williams WWLWLW Coliseum, Baltimore WIN
Unanimous decision
1951-03-12 Johnny Cunningham LWLWWL Coliseum, Baltimore WIN
Points
1951-03-09 Jimmy Milligan LLLLLL State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse WIN
Technical knockout
1949-11-25 Lester Felton LWWWWD Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Unanimous decision
1949-11-10 Al Hersh LWWWDL Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-10-26 Charley Salas WLWWWD Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-10-04 Mario Moreno LWLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-09-07 Tony Pellone WLWWWW Red Wing Stadium, Rochester WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-07-25 Cliff Hart WWLWLD Red Wing Stadium, Rochester WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-06-06 Johnny Kaufman WWWWWW Red Wing Stadium, Rochester WIN
Split-decision
1949-03-31 Dave Andrews LWLWLL Sports Arena, Rochester WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-03-15 Patsy Brandino LLWWLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-02-22 Ted Bussey LLLWLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-02-03 Chester Rico WWLWDL Edgerton Park Arena, Rochester WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-01-25 Rolly Johns WDLLWW State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse WIN
Unanimous decision
1949-01-20 Billy Borne WDWLWW Sports Arena, Rochester WIN
Unanimous decision
1948-12-21 Ernie Hall WW Sports Arena, Rochester WIN
Points
1948-12-07 Tommy Spencer LLLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
KO
1948-11-23 Glen Massey LLLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
KO
1948-11-15 Chino Prado LLL Sports Arena, Rochester WIN
KO
1948-11-01 Bruce Walters WWLLWW Sports Arena, Rochester WIN
Technical knockout
1948-10-26 Tommy Shonk WLWDWD Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
Unanimous decision
1948-10-14 Mario Gizzo L State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse WIN
Technical knockout