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Tommy Forte

W L D
44 14 2
21 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 61
rounds 405
KOs 34%
 
global ID 43922
born 1918-11-22
death date2001-01-15 / age 82
debut1936-02-06 / age 17
divisionbantamweight
stancesouthpaw
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1947-11-13
127Willie Weasel12716 11 1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO1/8
 L 
KO
1/8
  
1947-10-16
127Jose Aponte Torres12633 61 9
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-06-23
124½Archie Wilmer130½22 17 1
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1947-05-08
127½Willie Alexander125½11 32 4
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1941-12-08
122Pedro Hernandez124¾44 7 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1941-11-10
119Pedro Hernandez12443 7 3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:40
1941-10-27
119¼Lou Transparenti123¼29 20 0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1941-09-08
118¾Harry Jeffra124½68 10 2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1941-06-16
117¼Lou Salica117¾53 11 12
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Irving Kutcher 5-9 7-8
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
This may have been for the Pennsylvania version instead of the NBA version
1941-04-28
119½Spider Armstrong126½31 18 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Forte was in trouble in the first two rounds but rallied. He finished with split lips. (New York Times)
1941-04-17
120Johnny Marcelline168½36 21 9
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-03-17
120Victor Corchado123½12 19 6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1941-02-13
120Small Montana11879 18 9
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD8/8
 W  
MD
8/8
  
1941-01-13
117½Lou Salica117½51 10 12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LMD15/15
 L 
MD
15/15
  
referee: Irving Kutcher
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
Scoring: 7-7-1, 7-7-1 (favored Salica however due to big 15th), 7-6-2
1940-12-13
120Pablo Dano124½113 54 38
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-11-11
119Joey Archibald123½56 22 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1940-10-21
119Lou Salica11850 9 12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Irving Kutcher
Salica was down for a nine count in the 3rd round.
1940-09-12
121Pete DeGrasse12778 63 31
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1940-08-02
124Victor Corchado12511 13 4
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1940-06-17
123Paulie Jackson1240 3 0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1940-03-25
119Lou Transparenti12523 12 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1940-01-15
120Billy Passan12027 11 6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-12-11
119Johnny Marcelline12430 16 7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-11-21
119Johnny Marcelline12429 15 7
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-11-02
125Andre Sarilla1254 37 0
Madrid Palestra, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Benny Leonard
1939-09-29
118½Andre Sarilla1253 36 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1939-09-21
Tommy Dawsondebut
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1939-08-17
Victor Corchado9 10 3
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-07-10
115Sammy LaPorte12218 9 5
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
NNC8/10
 N 
NC
8/10
  
The ringside, representative State Athletic Commissioner ruled this "no contest."
1939-06-12
111½Ted Christie12636 13 2
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
Forte had been inactive since his last fight with Christie, having sustained a back injury in that bout.
1938-09-29
119Ted Christie121½34 8 2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1938-08-17
115¾Small Montana109½72 11 9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1938-07-19
116¾Billy Passan118½18 7 4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1938-06-29
117Joe Transparenti11918 20 4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1938-05-12
117Joe Maffei12318 15 3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1938-04-22
116Izzy Kaplan116½7 5 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1938-04-04
116¼Johnny Marcelline117¼19 9 4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Reported as the fourth meeting between these two boxers.
1938-03-18
119½Billy Passan11815 6 3
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1938-02-24
117Bobby Green118½12 10 6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1938-02-07
116½Al Brown1193 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LMD8/8
 L 
MD
8/8
  
referee: Joe McGuigan   judges: Tom CunninghamAl Voice
1938-01-07
117½Al Brown117¾2 3 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1937-12-23
116Joe Maffei12218 12 3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-09-30
117Sammy LaPorte11911 1 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1937-07-27
116½Henry Hook12276 35 4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-07-01
Damasco Seda8 36 4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
This was reported to be Forte's 17th consecutive win.
1937-06-15
Sammy Garcia10 3 4
Baker Bowl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-05-06
117Willie Cubic11725 19 5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
1937-04-22
115Johnny Marcelline11512 5 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1937-04-01
116¾Jose Obregon1138 18 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1937-03-02
117Patsy Capuano120debut
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1937-02-18
Sammy LaPorte10 0 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
LaPorte suffered a broken hand.
1937-02-08
117Freddie Lattanzio121½18 40 7
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1937-01-28
117Joe Transparenti11816 11 4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1936-12-11
115½Johnny Marcelline115½7 2 1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Forte gained his eighth victory, by defeating Marcelline for the second straight time. From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-11-20
Johnny Marcelline7 1 1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-10-01
Frankie Spina0 9 0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1936-04-03
114½Jimmy DeMarco1074 8 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid). This fight was not held on April 13, as previously shown.
1936-03-20
Frankie McCann0 9 1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1936-02-21
Frankie Spina0 7 0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-02-10
Roy Thomasdebut
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
1936-02-06
112Frankie McCann1120 8 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
W
Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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