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Gino Buonvino

W L D
24 15 8
5 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 48
rounds 346
KOs 10%
 
global ID 12214
born 1922-10-04
death date1986-09-19 / age 63
debut1944-03-07 / age 21
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
residence
Bronx, New York, USA
birth place
Bari, Puglia, Italy

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1952-04-21
196¾Rocky Marciano189¾39 0 0
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
time: 1:35   referee: Sharkey Buonanno
1951-10-19
206Joe Baksi22058 8 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 0:54
1951-07-12
199George Kaplan193½23 5 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1951-04-14
Giorgio Milan12 12 7
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
Italy heavyweight title
1951-03-21
Emile Bentz22 11 0
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-02-28
Hans Kupsch6 24 7
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-07-10
199¾Rocky Marciano188¾27 0 0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LTKO10/10
 L 
TKO
10/10
  
time: 0:25   referee: Joe Zapustas
Buonvino was floored by a left hook to the jaw for a count of eight in the first round. But he came back to give a very good account of himself before the referee stopped the fight in round ten.
1950-05-25
188Nick Barone17839 7 1
Kingston Armory, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:28   referee: Johnny Kelly
Buonvino was down for an eight-count in round two and for nine in the third round before the referee stopped the fight.
1950-04-18
195Dolph Quijano17749 5 1
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1950-01-23
200Art Henri185½9 9 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1949-02-25
204Roland LaStarza18629 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
time: 0:32   referee: Frank Fullam
Buonvino was knocked down twice in the 5th round.
1948-12-11
203Eddie Cameron186½13 4 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-06-29
197½Jim Neville2158 5 0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Buonvino's opponent on this date is given in various editions of The Ring Record Book as "Benny Rusk," although the report of the fight in The Ring gave it as "Jim Neville." Presumably Neville and Rusk were the same man.
1948-06-01
198½Tony Gangemi18920 14 2
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
referee: Al Berl
Gangemi was prevented from coming out for the seventh round due to a bad cut over his right eye.
1948-04-12
196Cliff Koerkle1806 13 0
Newburgh, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-03-19
198½Lee Savold19096 35 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 0:54   referee: Ruby Goldstein
Savold subbed for Joe Baksi (bad ankle) on 48 hours notice.
1948-01-30
197Jackie Cranford18038 8 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Joseph   judges: Jimmy HaganArthur Schwartz
1948-01-02
197¼Gene Gosney197½11 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1947-11-29
197Leo Stoll18413 26 3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-11-19
195¼Henry Jones21716 15 1
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-10-27
198Jimmy Carollo20334 11 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jim Freeman 5-4   judges: Jack O'Sullivan 5-4, Artie Aidala
1947-08-18
201Herbie Katz17564 22 2
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 3-6   judges: Bert Grant 5-5, Tony Rossi 5-5
1947-07-25
193Willie Brown1945 10 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-06-25
198½Steve Ketchell20914 5 1
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Barney Felix 5-3   judges: Frankie Conifrey 5-3, Ed Henry 6-1
1947-06-11
195¼George Bensik186½2 13 1
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1947-05-21
194Jimmy Lake187¼9 5 0
Jamaica Arena, Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Buonvino's American debut
1947-03-27
Fausto Rossi12 12 8
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-02-27
Mentore Mazzali3 6 1
Teatro Moderno, Lucca, Toscana, Italy
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
vacant Italy heavyweight title
May 1947 Buonvino abandoned his title
1947-02-13
Fausto Rossi11 12 8
Roma, Lazio, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1947-01-09
Francesco Anderlucci1 3 2
Roma, Lazio, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1946-07-27
Enrico Bertola14 1 1
Roma, Lazio, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1946-04-15
Duilio Spagnolo5 1 0
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-03-29
Gerolamo Giusto8 8 2
Mantova, Lombardia, Italy
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-02-21
Leone Zappellidebut
Viareggio, Toscana, Italy
NNC6/8
 N 
NC
6/8
  
1945-12-02
Luigi Musina30 5 4
Florence, Toscana, Italy
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1945-10-05
Ron Allendebut
Livorno, Toscana, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1945-09-29
Mario Lenzi17 15 6
Livorno, Toscana, Italy
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1945-09-01
Enus Milloni0 0 1
Prato, Toscana, Italy
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1945-08-15
Willie Huff2 0 1
Viareggio, Toscana, Italy
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1945-08-06
Henry Jones6 3 2
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1945-07-30
Enus Millonidebut
Florence, Toscana, Italy
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1945-06-29
Henry Jones5 3 2
Livorno, Toscana, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1945-04-22
Giulio De Paolisdebut
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1945-03-25
Bobby Berry15 7 1
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1944-07-15
Enrico Bertola5 0 0
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1944-05-07
Alessandro Facheris0 1 0
Florence, Toscana, Italy
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1944-04-11
176¼Andrea Frare'167½0 1 0
Florence, Toscana, Italy
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
referee: Mario Del Fante
1944-03-07
Luigi Spaiardidebut
Lucca, Toscana, Italy
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
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Win
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D
Draw
N
No Contest
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