Kid Gavilan vs. Gil Turner

By Boxing News on July 6, 2017
Kid Gavilan vs. Gil Turner
The Cuban Hawk was 82-12-4. Gil Turner was 32-0. Over 39,000 were in attendance.

On July 7, 1952 at Municipal Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kid Gavilan, the high flying ATG from Havana, Cuba,  fought Gil Turner, hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the welterweight championship of the world. The Cuban Hawk was 82-12-4 coming in. Turner was undefeated at 32-0. Over 39,000 were in attendance, and the fight was scheduled for 15 rounds…

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  1. Jim Crue 05:24pm, 07/07/2013

    Easily one of the most exciting welterweight fights of all time. Sure wish we had films of the Kid vs Robinson!!

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