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Jorge Brescia

W L D
16 12 0
6 KOs 5 KOs
last 6


bouts 28
rounds 176
KOs 21%
 
global ID 12119
aliasJohnny
born 1915-03-01
death date1989-12-22 / age 74
debut1935-06-25 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
reach
82″   /   208cm
residence
USA
birth place
Argentina

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1940-07-16
204½Buddy Knox19086 10 3
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-06-13
206Gunnar Barlund20035 9 0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-05-13
196½Roy Lazer201½51 11 3
Riverside Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Only 671 fans and a gate of $600
1940-02-29
196¼Buddy Knox19280 10 2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-02-16
198Gene Mickens19114 8 0
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-01-08
199Maynard Daniels19816 1 2
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Ray Bowen
1939-12-11
200Danny Hassett18736 10 4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-06-01
210½Elza Thompson231¾12 1 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
LTKO3/8
 L 
TKO
3/8
  
time: 2:04
1939-01-19
216Tony Galento23273 23 5
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:41   referee: Whitey Healy
1938-10-13
200Tony Musto21017 1 0
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Bennie Bickers
1938-09-16
210Jack Roper20058 39 10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jack Kennedy
1938-06-22
211½Alex Kettles20516 4 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-05-13
212Bob Tow204¾34 22 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-01-21
212Jack McCarthy19517 14 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1937-11-26
210½Eddie Hogan225¼23 3 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO5/6
 L 
TKO
5/6
  
1937-09-11
Eddie Blunt18 3 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1937-07-06
203½Bob Tow20532 20 2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Muggsy Morris   judges: Bob EllerDr. O.U. Singer
Morris and Eller voted for Brescia, Singer voted for Tow (Washington Post). According to The Ring, October 1937, page 61, this was a questionable decision.
1937-06-22
212¾Harry Thomas196½35 9 2
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LTKO3/6
 L 
TKO
3/6
  
1937-05-10
214½Marty Gallagher21041 20 6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1936-10-09
205½Joe Louis20226 1 0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
LKO3/10
 L 
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:12   referee: Arthur Donovan
1936-06-19
208Abe Feldman181½32 6 2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
An unpopular decision with the patrons. (New York Times)
1936-04-25
214¾George Nicholson208¾3 1 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1936-01-24
206½Frank Connolly235¾15 2 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-11-25
206James Merriott2055 7 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
referee: Joe McGuigan
1935-11-01
210½Hans Kohlhaas2042 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1935-09-24
211Paul Pross2131 4 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO4/4
 W  
TKO
4/4
  
time: 2:22   judges: George LeCronCharley Lynch
1935-08-07
216John Emery187½2 0 0
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
1935-06-25
215½Andy Wallace1961 4 0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
time: 1:26   judges: Charley LynchTommy Shortell
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