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Joey Scalfaro

W L D
31 13 9
12 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 54
rounds 367
KOs 21%
 
global ID 10432
aliasThe Fighting Chemist
born 1903-04-01
death date1965-00-00 / age 61
debut1926-03-11 / age 22
divisionbantamweight
residence
Harlem, New York, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
57 22 2 0 1

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1932-07-13
127Albert Ladou12520 2 1
Mount Royal Arena, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1932-02-25
124¼Sid Lampe126½42 12 4
Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1932-01-30
125Ernie Rossini125½15 20 8
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
Billed as Ernie Risini.
1931-10-01
126Kid Chocolate128¼62 3 1
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 0:39   referee: Young Otto
National Boxing Association World super featherweight title
World Junior-Lightweight Title
1931-06-18
126½Jimmy Batchelor126½3 8 3
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
"De Scalfaro," per the New York Times. (Paul Scalfaro?)
1931-05-01
125Eddie Cool128¼39 9 5
Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1931-04-14
125½Johnny McMillan12720 3 0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jack Dorman   judges: Leach CrossBilly Jacobs
1931-03-23
122Johnny McMillan12719 3 0
New Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1930-11-28
122½Jimmy Slavin12734 17 8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
A "hard fought, spectacular" bout. (New York Times).
1930-10-22
120Pete Sanstol116½64 2 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Andy Griffin   judges: Harold BarnesHugh Riley
"Pete's fight against Scalfaro, who boasts the first knockdown scored over Kid Chocolate in this country, was the highlight of entertainment during the indoor season at Madison Square Garden. It was nip and tuck for the entire ten rounds, with the fans shouting themselves into hysterics." 1931 Everlast Boxing Record, p. 43.
1930-10-03
121½Pete Sanstol117½63 1 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-09-04
120Gregorio Vidal12142 6 4
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-08-06
117½Pete Sanstol11761 1 4
Baseball Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1930-07-21
Johnny Erickson25 21 6
Bonacker's Stadium, Rensselaer, New York, USA
NNC6/10
 N 
NC
6/10
  
Declared NC because of stalling.
1930-05-23
119½Nel Tarleton12556 7 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1930-03-21
Domenico Bernasconi32 9 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-12-06
120½Johnny Datto12370 28 33
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1929-10-11
120Tommy Paul12030 2 4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LUD6/6
 L 
UD
6/6
  
referee: Dick Nugent
Scalfaro down in second and sixth.
1929-10-08
122Benny Brostoff124¼29 16 5
Uptown Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
Referee Sheridan stopped the bout at 0:53.
1929-07-08
120½Sammy Tisch118½29 10 5
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
time: 2:56   referee: Arthur Donovan
Referee Donovan stopped the bout. Reported as Tisch's first career knockout loss. New York Times.
1929-06-17
Benny Hall21 26 13
Arcola Park, Paramus, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1929-05-17
120Gregorio Vidal11832 2 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1929-02-08
Archie Bell36 10 10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Bell was down for a count of six in the first round.
1929-01-28
120½Johnny McGregor119½13 12 5
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: William J O'Connor
According to Jim Brown, the Buffalo Courier-Express reported that Scalfaro knocked out McGregor, not a win on foul, as was previously shown here.
1928-11-30
117½Kid Chocolate12022 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1928-11-20
118Milton Cohen12437 15 7
Uptown Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-11-15
Davey Adelman36 15 7
Elam A.C., Elam, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1928-10-30
117½Jimmy Doyle11920 11 7
Uptown Lenox S.C., New York, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:54   referee: Johnny McAvoy
Scalfaro sent Doyle to the canvas four times before Referee McAvoy stopped the bout.
1928-09-18
119Jimmy Ireland11815 1 2
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
Whitey Bimstein in Scalfaro's corner.
1928-09-11
122Jack Gentile1205 4 3
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
DNWS8/8
 D 
NWS
8/8
  
Newspaper decision from the Chester Times
1928-07-19
120Matty White12022 4 2
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1928-07-03
120Joe Malone12520 15 9
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1928-06-12
118Tommy Dundee11310 2 1
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Scalfaro was substituting for Benny Tressito. Newspaper decision from the New York Times.
1928-01-28
120½Benny Hall12021 19 8
Olympia Boxing Club, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1927-10-26
118½Johnny Green121½46 8 6
Pioneer Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
"The bout was furiously waged, much to the delight of the crowd. Scarcely a minute during the entire battle was the going dull." The New York Times
1927-08-09
Johnny Vacca26 9 2
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1927-07-20
117Pete Zivic120½31 24 5
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1927-06-29
Lou Moscowitz9 5 3
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:58   referee: Jack Dorman
Referee Dorman stopped the bout with Moskowitz "stretched unconscious on the ring floor." New York Times
1927-06-25
117½Charley Mora119½debut
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1927-06-16
Dodo Jackson4 4 0
Playgrounds Stadium, West New York, New Jersey, USA
W NWS6/6
 W  
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Jersey Journal (Herb Goldman).
1927-03-24
118½Leroy Powell118½11 2 6
Star S.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1927-03-12
119½Benny Hall117½16 16 7
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1927-02-16
116½Frankie Genaro112½46 7 4
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1927-01-24
116Eddie Flank1136 3 1
Star S.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1927-01-17
118½Frankie Bauman118½7 2 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1926-12-08
115Leo Murphy112debut
Manhattan A.C., New York, New York, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1926-11-29
124Willie Spencer12623 51 17
Star S.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1926-11-13
Pancho Dencio2 16 6
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1926-10-16
117½Mickey Satnick12419 8 3
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USA
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
1926-10-02
Johnny Huber43 8 10
Walker A.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1926-07-12
120½Tommy Brady2 3 0
Velodrome, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1926-06-08
George Nickfor4 2 3
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1926-05-22
Isabello Platil0 2 0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Attributed to "Isabelo Platel"
1926-04-26
Murray Fuchs1 2 0
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1926-04-03
Milton Cohen22 7 3
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1926-03-29
Vincent Peppe14 19 10
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1926-03-11
Charlie Caserta3 2 1
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
Billed as Jose Salsaro and Charles Caserto.
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No Contest
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