Boxing History

Rocky Marciano and Joey Bishop Host Fullmer vs Turner in Main Event

Rocky Marciano and Joey Bishop Host Fullmer vs Turner in Main Event

 

 

 

  • February 17, 1956
  • Gene Fullmer 157¾
  • Gil Turner 151½
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
  • Fullmer wins SD           10/10
  • referee: Petey Della 5-3   judges: Leo Birnbaum 6-5, Harold Barnes 3-6
  • Birnbaum scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but scored 6-5 for Fullmer in the supplemental scoring.
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