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Gus Dorazio

W L D
73 23 1
21 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 98
rounds 740
KOs 21%
 
global ID 10527
aliasJustine Vincolota
born 1916-07-04
death date1986-05-19 / age 69
debut1935-09-13 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
reach
72″   /   183cm
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1946-07-24
190Willis Applegate2005 1 0
Valley Forge General Hospital, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
1944-12-15
203Lee Savold19684 30 1
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-11-20
208Dixie Lee Oliver19217 6 4
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
1944-05-01
203½Tommy Reed19710 0 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LTKO4/10
 L 
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:04   referee: Frank Fullam
1944-04-21
206Ernie Williams201½0 3 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1944-02-14
197¼Dusty Wilkerson179¼10 5 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Matt Adgie 7-3   judges: Eddie Loughran 7-2, Al Voice 5-3
Philadelphia City Heavyweight Title
1944-02-04
197Bearcat Jones1842 30 1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
time: 0:25
1944-01-24
199Curtis Sheppard18728 17 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Buck McTiernan   judges: Alvin (Jap) WilliamsWillie Davies
1943-12-17
192Gunnar Barlund197½45 16 0
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Dan Darnell
1943-12-10
193½Nate Bolden171½50 19 4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Bernie Weismann 52-48   judges: Ed Klein 44-56, RA Condie 52-48
Dorazio gave Bolden a terrific pounding to the body. Bolden scored a 3-count knockdown in round nine. It was a hard-fought battle.
1943-11-05
196Al Hart22830 10 3
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Charley Reynolds
1943-09-21
200½Al Hart226½30 9 3
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1943-07-30
194Ray Scully1852 8 2
Blue Hen Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:27   referee: Joe Denny
1943-06-07
195½Lem Franklin203¼30 10 1
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-05-10
193¾Joe Baksi205½33 1 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1943-04-01
191¼Napoleon Mitchell20210 3 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1943-03-26
194½Joe Baksi20931 1 3
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1943-03-19
194½Willie Thomas2092 5 1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1943-03-05
197½Charley Robinson1823 7 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1943-01-25
194Herbert Marshall175¾25 10 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-11-17
193Turkey Thompson198¾32 5 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Irving Kutcher
Dorazio was knocked down in the 4th. Paid attendance 6,835. Referee Kutcher scored for Dorazio
1942-10-07
197Turkey Thompson20531 5 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Fred Bottaro
1942-05-11
191Harry Bobo205½28 5 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Irving Kutcher   judges: Eddie LoughranHarry Lasky
|? -? - ?|4-5-1|5-3-2| Referee Kutcher awarded underdog Dorazio a stunning upset in what was reported as ten furious rounds.
1942-03-31
190Melio Bettina18561 11 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1942-03-10
191¾Lou Brooks18016 1 0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1942-01-26
189¼Lou Brooks179¾15 1 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Matt Adgie
Dorazio down in third. Attendance 7,500. Dorazio down twice.
1942-01-16
192Jimmy Gardner1718 9 1
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-12-01
191½Buddy Walker200½37 4 4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1941-09-22
186½Clarence Jones18911 4 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Scozza
1941-08-19
189Buddy Walker19434 3 4
Columbus, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-07-11
193Johnny Flynn191½11 7 1
Sportman's Park, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
1941-06-11
187Clarence Jones18411 3 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-06-02
189Johnny Kapovich18032 9 5
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1941-05-12
191½Harry Bobo20520 3 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Chick RodgersKid Stinger
1941-03-13
193Charley Robinson1862 6 0
St. Hedwig's Auditorium, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-02-17
193½Joe Louis20345 1 0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO2/15
 L 
KO
2/15
  
time: 1:30   referee: Irving Kutcher
World Heavyweight Title
1940-12-09
188Herbie Katz17643 11 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Katz was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1940-11-11
190½Herbie Katz177½43 10 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD8/8
 W  
MD
8/8
  
1940-10-07
194Arturo Godoy20252 11 7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1940-07-26
187Bobby Jones18022 13 6
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Jones was knocked down in the 4th and 9th rounds.
1940-05-21
188Wild Bill Boyd18837 4 0
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1940-03-25
186Al McCoy18367 13 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-02-26
186Harry Bobo20912 0 0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Red Robinson   judges: Chick RodgersGeorge Martzo
1940-01-30
183Joe Wagner18539 14 2
South Main Street Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Leo Houck   judges: Hugh BrislinJohnny Kelly
1940-01-11
184Joey Barr17611 11 2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Dorazio floored Barr in each of the last four rounds including six times in the last. (New York Times)
1939-12-20
182Charley Massera18937 26 5
114th Infantry Armory, Camden, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-12-11
183Nick Fiorentino21322 6 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-11-29
188Nick Young19514 15 5
Madrid Palestra, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-10-24
190Danny Hassett18936 8 4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-08-14
186Billy Conn17347 9 1
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:52   referee: Leo Houck
Conn was "far ahead on points" over Dorazio, who "half-blind from a cut over the left eye, was all but hanging on" when the fight was stopped. (New York Times)
1939-06-28
187¾Tommy Tucker174½40 2 1
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1939-06-21
188½Jim Robinson20320 4 0
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-04-24
187½Willie Reddish195½27 8 2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Joe McGuigan
After two minutes of the 8th round, referee Joe McGuigan stopped the fight, ushered Dorazio to his corner and announced "Reddish wins on a technical knockout, Dorazio not trying." (New York Times)
1939-03-03
184Patsy Perroni185¼49 11 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1939-02-17
184Jim Robinson18516 3 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1939-01-13
188½Roscoe Toles197½17 6 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
time: 2:04   referee: Pete Hartley
1938-12-12
189Bob Pastor18532 3 4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
The official scorecards were: 5-4-1 for Dorazio; 4-4-2 but Dorazio on points; and 5-4-1 in favor of Pastor.
1938-11-22
181Buddy Ryan17120 15 5
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-11-14
186½Bud Mignault170½40 26 10
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-09-15
184Jim Robinson203½14 1 0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-09-01
183½Matt Raymond175½22 1 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-07-29
176Matt Raymond18020 1 0
Hobbs' Arena, Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Dellago   judges: Bert HassenauerJim Kelly
1938-07-08
179Ray Miller17313 3 1
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-05-25
182Nick Young18713 6 5
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1938-04-28
187Eddie Mader18538 30 7
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
NNC5/10
 N 
NC
5/10
  
1938-03-07
185Jack Tebo1865 9 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1938-01-10
178½Al Ettore19459 11 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Matt Adgie 5-5 2-6 3-4
1937-12-02
177½Bob Godwin17790 19 12
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-11-18
180Frank Donofrio17712 2 3
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-10-28
179Cowboy Frank Willis16828 21 4
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-09-28
180Buddy Ryan16914 7 2
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-09-16
178Nick Young17810 3 5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-08-27
178½Cowboy Frank Willis174¼28 20 4
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
From the Washington Star (Laurence Fielding).
1937-07-19
185Izzy Singer18914 20 6
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1937-06-09
179¾Billy Ketchell17544 30 10
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
1937-05-07
183¼Billy Ketchell177½44 29 10
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
1937-04-23
186Red Burman18848 14 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Burman was down for a no count in the second round.
1937-03-15
185Ben Brown1843 0 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1937-03-08
187Vicente Parrile21818 20 1
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
Parrile was billed as "Stanley Ketchell," a name by which he was sometimes booked in the ring.
1937-02-25
183½Tom Henry17518 11 3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-01-29
183Humberto Arce19411 10 0
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1937-01-27
183Steve Colucci1863 8 0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
1937-01-18
184½George March180½1 1 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1936-12-25
180Cowboy Frank Willis17326 19 3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1936-12-20
Willie Davisdebut
USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
This entry in Dorazio's record traces back to an article by Lou Jaffe in the Philadelphia Evening Ledger, no date or location given. Refer to IBRO JOURNAL, #36.
1936-11-15
Walter Metzdebut
USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
This entry in Dorazio's record traces back to an article by Lou Jaffe in the Philadelphia Evening Ledger, no date or location being given. Refer to IBRO JOURNAL, #36.
1936-10-16
179Charley Loughran168¾30 16 4
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (search by Jack Kincaid).
1936-10-02
Bob Mitchell6 6 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1936-06-22
187½Paul Hoft192½4 0 0
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1936-03-01
Vic Fosterdebut
USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
This entry in Dorazio's record traces back to an article by Lou Jaffe in the Philadelphia Evening Ledger. No date or location is given. -See IBRO JOURNAL, #36.
1936-01-10
Cy Petersondebut
USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
This entry in Dorazio's record traces back to an article by Lou Jaffe in the Philadelphia Evening Ledger, no date or location being given. See IBRO JOURNAL, #36.
1935-12-25
178Jack Sacks1814 1 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-12-13
180Jack Hiller172½debut
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1935-11-14
Walter King1 2 0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-11-08
Arnold Petersondebut
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1935-10-24
184Vic Smith191debut
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
1935-10-14
Bobby Browndebut
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1935-09-13
187Young Foster1831 1 0
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
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Loss
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Draw
N
No Contest
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