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Joey DeJohn

W L D
74 14 2
52 KOs 10 KOs
last 6


bouts 90 rating
rounds 442 ranking
KOs 58%
 
global ID 21377
birth nameGiuseppe James DiGianni
aliasGolden Boy
born 1927-01-01
death date2008-05-09 / age 81
debut1944-09-21 / age 17
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
reach
69½″   /   177cm
residence
Syracuse, New York, USA

Career Record

90 total bouts, view in calendar
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unsanctioned
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
169Bobby Dykes
111
21
7
163½
 L 
TKO9/10
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
DeJohn was down once in the 8rd, and three times in the 9th.
time: 1:51
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169Jimmy Jewell
24
15
1
164½
 W  
KO4/8
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
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171½Yova Kid
13
5
1
178½
 W  
TKO5/8
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
time: 1:59
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168Juan Naranjo
3
4
0
171
 W  
KO1/8
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
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165Joe Rindone
35
10
3
165
 L 
TKO2/10
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 1:36   referee: Al Berl
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162½Hurley Sanders
30
24
4
155
 W  
KO4/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 1:06
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165½Dick Wagner
32
18
5
173
 L 
KO4/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Wagner was knocked down near the end of the 2nd round. DeJohn was knocked down twice in the 4th round.
time: 1:44   referee: Barney Felix
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165Norman Hayes
23
12
1
160½
 L 
TKO3/10
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Hayes was cut badly and on the verge of being stopped on cuts, when he scored three knockdowns of DeJohn to win the bout.
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167Bob Murphy
65
7
1
183½
 W  
TKO3/10
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 2:01   referee: Ruby Goldstein
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164½Henry Lee
24
11
3
159¾
 W  
KO3/10
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 0:15   referee: Lou Scozza
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163½Robert Villemain
50
6
3
164
 L 
KO9/10
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 2:27   referee: Babe Risko
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163Henry Lee
22
9
3
161
 L 
UD10/10
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
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162Lee Sala
67
2
0
160¼
 W  
KO2/10
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 2:29   referee: Babe Risko
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157Henry Brimm
25
17
4
162
 L 
SD10/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Scozza scored it 5-4 Dejohn on points
referee: Lou Scozza 4-4   judge: Fred Hegnauer 3-7, Eddie Schellerman 3-5
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161Vinnie Cidone
35
9
0
160
 W  
TKO2/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Cidone was knocked down three times in the 2nd round, forcing an automatic stoppage.
time: 1:35   referee: Babe Risko
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158Joe Taylor
34
13
2
158
 W  
TKO3/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Taylor was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
time: 2:39   referee: Babe Risko
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161Ernie Durando
32
8
2
157
 L 
KO5/10
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
DeJohn takes a nine count in the fifth before being ko'd by a solid left hook.
time: 2:10
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162½Don Lee
52
23
11
160¼
 W  
TKO7/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 2:27   referee: Tony Petta
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158Joe Taylor
33
11
2
158¼
 L 
SD10/10
McNearney Stadium, Schenectady, New York, USA
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161Reuben Jones
34
11
1
168
 W  
TKO2/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Jones was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
time: 1:46   referee: Tony Petta
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Billy Corbett
42
14
2
 W  
KO5/10
Johnson Field, Johnson City, New York, USA
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160Herbie Kronowitz
55
22
5
164
 W  
KO1/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 2:11   referee: Jack Milicich
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160Lee Sala
52
1
0
160
 L 
KO6/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Sala was knocked down once in the 1st, twice in the 5th, and once in the 6th. DeJohn suffered a broken jaw in this bout.
time: 2:16   referee: Barney Felix
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158¼Pete Mead
42
12
1
161½
 W  
KO7/10
Red Wing Stadium, Rochester, New York, USA
time: 2:08
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159½Jake LaMotta
71
13
3
162
 L 
TKO8/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
DeJohn was knocked down three times in the 8th, forcing an automatic stoppage.
time: 2:41   referee: Babe Risko 3-3   judge: Jack Kimball 3-1, Richie Fazio 4-3
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162¾J.C. Wilkins
27
17
4
156½
 W  
KO4/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:49
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161Randy Brown
23
14
6
163
 W  
UD10/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
referee: Tony Petta 5-4   judge: Jack Kimball 4-3, Darby Longo 4-3
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161½Tony DeMicco
46
25
5
163
 W  
KO6/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 2:35   referee: Luke Carr
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157Pete Mead
41
11
1
160
 L 
KO7/10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Mead was knocked down once in the 3rd and 5th rounds. DeJohn was knocked down three times in the 7th round.
time: 2:43   referee: Johnny Burns
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158Oswaldo Silva
25
16
4
160
 W  
TKO3/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Doctor stopped fight because of cut eye. Buffalo Courier-Express
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158½Lou Valles
21
14
2
156½
 W  
KO1/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:34   referee: Eddie Seres
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161Ossie Harris
42
50
6
160½
 W  
KO4/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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160O'Neill Bell
22
11
5
 W  
TKO3/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Bell was down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
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160¾Sonny Horne
72
20
5
160¾
 W  
KO1/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
"As Horne went down from DeJohn's atomic punches he twisted his right knee, on which he was wearing a brace." (The Ring, February 1949, page 56.
time: 0:39   referee: Lou Scozza
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157Oswaldo Silva
25
14
4
159
 W  
KO9/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 1:47
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157Billy Stemmler
15
16
0
157
 W  
KO3/10
East High School Stadium, Auburn, New York, USA
Auburn Citizen
time: 0:43   referee: Jesse Doctor
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155Al Priest
38
6
1
155
 W  
KO10/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Priest was knocked down twice in the 9th round.
time: 0:36   referee: Tony Petta
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154Cliff Hart
13
3
1
145
 W  
TKO5/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Hart was knocked down three times in the 5th round, forcing an automatic stoppage.
time: 2:50
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156Nick Kashuba
15
9
1
157
 W  
PTS10/10
Bennett's Field, Utica, New York, USA
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155Sonny Horne
71
17
5
160
 W  
UD10/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
The two had fought two rounds the night before, when rain halted the contest.
referee: Tony Petta 5-3   judge: Dick Albino 6-3, Harvey Smith 6-2
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157Len Taglia
16
5
2
158¾
 W  
KO2/10
Bennett's Field, Utica, New York, USA
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159Stanley Sims
22
26
3
157½
 W  
KO8/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Sims was knocked down once in the 2nd, twice in the 7th, and once in the 8th.
time: 0:38
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155½Ossie Harris
42
47
6
160
 W  
UD10/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Harris was knocked down once in the 2nd and 3rd round.
referee: Jack Michaels 8-1   judge: Richie Fazio 5-4, Dick Albino 7-2
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157Mickey Savage
27
6
2
147
 W  
MD10/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
referee: Jack Michaels 4-4   judge: Norman Ott 5-4, Dick Albino 5-4
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155Len Taglia
16
4
2
155
 W  
KO5/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Taglia was knocked down in the 1st round.
time: 1:26
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159Willie Jeeters
2
3
0
160
 W  
KO6/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
time: 1:37
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155Chet Vinci
11
10
2
156
 W  
RTD6/10
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Vinci was knocked down in the 6th round, and failed to answer the bell for the 7th round.
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164¾Pete Mead
32
7
0
161
 L 
TKO5/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
Mead was floored just as the bell rang ending the second round, but came back to floor DeJohn six times.
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Paul Darby
17
10
3
 W  
PTS8/8
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
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156½Henry Chmielewski
46
17
1
161
 W  
TKO2/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:07   referee: Eddie Seres
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158¾Andres Gomez
25
40
9
164
 W  
KO4/10
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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152½Cleve Bailey
22
30
4
157
 W  
MD8/8
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
referee: Jack Michaels   judge: Dick AlbinoNorman Ott
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153Al Pinel
48
64
7
156½
 W  
KO6/10
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Pinel was knocked down once in the 1st, twice in the 2nd, once in the 5th and 6th rounds.
time: 1:35
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155Bobby Morrisdebut
155
 W  
UD6/6
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USA
Morris was knocked down in the 6th round.
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Lafayette Drummond
2
0
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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154Bobby Fuller
0
1
0
158
 W  
KO1/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
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154Jimmy Guy
4
5
0
155
 W  
UD6/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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155½Charlie Manningdebut
155¼
 W  
PTS6/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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155Nick Melnick
6
7
2
 W  
KO2/6
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Jimmy Guy
4
2
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Provenzano A.C., Rochester, New York, USA
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Roy Crews
13
13
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
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Bucky Foster
1
2
0
 W  
PTS6/6
Dayton, Ohio, USA
 W  
PTS
6/6

Dayton, Ohio, USA
DeJohn and Foster did not meet on "April 31" as shown in DeJohn's published record. Foster fought Jimmy Welsh on April 30.
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155Jimmy Wilson
1
10
0
153
 W  
TKO3/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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155Bob Nelsondebut
159½
 W  
PTS6/6
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
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154½Norman Butts
6
0
0
157
 W  
KO3/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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Billy Cole
1
2
0
 W  
KO1/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
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154Johnny Copeland
0
3
0
160
 W  
KO1/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
time: 0:55
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Sonny Jordan
8
5
0
158
 W  
KO5/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
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Billy Nelson
8
14
1
 W  
KO2/6
Dayton, Ohio, USA
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155Don Sauro
0
1
0
153
 W  
KO3/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
referee: Johnny Kilbane
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Tony Carollodebut
 W  
KO1/6
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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155Jimmy Mendoza
1
0
0
156
 W  
UD6/6
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
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156Sonny Jordan
5
4
0
161
 W  
KO3/6
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USA
time: 0:55
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Jimmy Gresham
8
11
3
 W  
PTS6/6
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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157Willie Wigfall
2
12
0
158
 W  
TKO4/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
time: 1:17
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160½Willie Jeeters
1
3
0
154½
 L 
PTS6/6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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Billy Watson
0
1
0
 W  
KO2/6
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
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157Joe Ellington
1
7
0
158
 W  
TKO3/4
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
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148½Jimmy Davis
6
10
2
153½
 D 
PTS4/4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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148½Jimmy Davis
6
9
2
154
 W  
PTS6/6
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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149Jimmy Mills
4
3
3
144¼
 D 
PTS4/4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
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147Jimmy Davis
6
8
2
151
 W  
PTS6/6
Jersey City Gardens, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
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Jimmy Davis
5
7
2
 W  
PTS6/6
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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Jimmy Davis
5
6
2
 W  
PTS6/6
Masonic Hall, Highland Park, New Jersey, USA
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Nick Restano
5
4
2
 W  
KO5/6
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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149Howard Settles
1
3
0
158
 W  
KO2/4
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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Jimmy Davis
4
5
2
 W  
PTS4/4
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
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149Spike O'Ryandebut
149
 W  
KO2/4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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150Francis Leonard
0
1
0
152
 W  
KO3/4
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
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152Francis Leonarddebut
151
 W  
TKO3/4
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
The fight was stopped because Leonard bled freely from the nose.
time: 1:50
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