|Real name||Salvatore Interbartolo|
|Nickname(s)||The Pride of East Boston|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Born||November 5, 1917
|Died||February 19, 2002
|Wins by KO||16|
Salvatore Interbartolo, better known as Sal Bartolo (November 5, 1917 – February 19, 2002) was an American boxer and former National Boxing Association featherweight champion from March 1944 through May 1946.
Known as the "Pride of East Boston", Bartolo won the NBA world featherweight title on March 10, 1944 with a points win over Phil Terranova. Later that year, he fought a rematch with Terranova. In the rematch, the referee voted for Terranova, but both judges ceded the victory to Bartolo.
He lost the belt to Willie Pep on June 7, 1946 via 12th round KO, the last battle of the epic Bartolo-Pep trilogy.
Life after boxing
Bartolo later owned and managed Ringside Cafe in East Boston for over 30 years. He then became a court officer in Salem and Peabody courts until his retirement.
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