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Joe Baksi
Global ID10344
sexmale
birthdate 1922-01-14
death date 1977-08-06 (55)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeMarion Heights, Pennsylvania, USA
won 61 (KO 30) + lost 9 (KO 1) + drawn 3 = 73
rounds boxed 462 KO% 41.1
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1954-05-24Bob Baker31-5-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Abe Simon 2-7 | judge: Bill Recht 2-7 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 3-7
1954-03-30Billy Smith3-14-1
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWKO110
1951-12-13Jimmy Rouse13-12-7
LaSalle Gym, Troy, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 2:25 | referee: Dan Murine 4-0 | judge: Tony Muscatello 3-2 | judge: Mickey Dooley 4-1
Rouse was knocked down in the 5th round.
1951-10-19Gino Buonvino24-13-8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO110
time: 0:54
1951-08-30Art Henri13-19-1
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1950-04-07Bernie Reynolds50-6-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO710
time: 2:07 | referee: Ruby Goldstein
1949-10-17Jim Holden23-19-6
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1949-03-31Maynard Jones8-4-1
Mosque Theater, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO910
1949-03-21Angel Sotillo34-22-10
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1948-12-10Ezzard Charles57-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO1112
time: 2:33 | referee: Ruby Goldstein
Baksi asked referee Ruby Goldstein to stop the bout, saying that he couldn't see. He had a cut over his left eye, as well as swelling on his left.
Attendance: 11,194

1948-08-23Willie Brown7-17-0
Century Stadium, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
time: 0:59 | referee: Jack Sullivan
1947-07-06Olle Tandberg16-4-1
Råsunda Fotbollsstadion, Stockholm, SwedenLMD1010
referee: Arthur Koch | 193-196 | 192-197 | 193-193
1947-04-15Bruce Woodcock31-2-0
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWTKO710x3
Woodcock was floored three times in the first round and twice in the second. He made a comeback and the fifth was his best round, but Baksi was scoring at will when the referee stopped it in the seventh.
1946-11-05Freddie Mills68-14-6
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWRTD610x3
1946-09-09Agostinho Guedes21-4-1
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWKO410
1946-08-12Henry Jones16-11-1
Sterling Oval, Bronx, New York, USAWKO510
time: 2:51
1946-08-05Sandy McPherson8-5-1
Troy Arena, Troy, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 2:05 | referee: Polly Pleat
The bout was stopped after McPherson doubled up in pain from body shots. Troy Times-Record
1945-12-28Freddie Schott36-0-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 8-2 | judge: Harold Barnes 8-2 | judge: Jack Gordon 8-2
1945-12-03Jimmy Bell19-9-4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALSD1010
Baksi was penalized two rounds for low blows. (New York Times)
1945-08-02Jersey Joe Walcott31-9-2
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
The official scorecard was 6-3-1 in favor of Walcott. Reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1945-05-21Dixie Lee Oliver19-7-4
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO710
1945-05-02Larry Lane53-21-5
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1945-03-30Lou Nova44-7-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 5-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 7-2 | judge: Bill Cohen 6-3
1945-03-08Gunnar Barlund51-21-0
Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida, USAWTKO1010
time: 1:30 | referee: Eddie Coachman
Barlund was knocked down twice in the 10th round.
1945-01-26Lee Oma37-17-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Arthur Donovan 3-5 | judge: Frank Forbes 3-5 | judge: Bill Healy 4-5
1944-11-27Buddy Knox100-28-6
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO410
1944-08-07Lee Savold84-29-1
Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois, USAWMD1010
referee: Walter Brightmore
Attendance: 16,135. "The bout as a whole was uninteresting due to Savold's holding tactics. The 1st, 7th, and 9th rounds were even, Savold took the fifth, and Baksi won the others.
1944-05-26Lee Savold84-28-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1212
referee: Arthur Donovan
"At the finish Savold's left eye was cut, his nose and mouth bleeding, and his left side looked like raw hamburger. Baksi's only wound was an oft broken nose which bled all the way." AP The official scorecards were 10-2, 11-1, and 9-3 in rounds, all in favor of Baksi.
1944-03-10Lee Savold83-28-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Frank Fullam 4-6 | judge: Jimmy Hagan 6-4 | judge: George Kobb 4-6
1944-02-25Tami Mauriello53-5-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Billy Cavanaugh
Attendance: 16,015; Gate: $50,434. Official scoring: 6-2-2; 6-4; 6-3-1. Mauriello was down for a nine-count in the first round.
1944-01-17Dan Merritt15-17-0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO710
1943-11-29Buddy Walker57-11-4
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO512
1943-11-19Herbert Marshall29-14-5
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
1943-10-18Johnny Shkor21-5-1
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWUD1010
1943-09-29Henry Jones0-1-0
Twin City Bowl, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO710
1943-05-10Gus Dorazio63-18-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1943-04-05Lou Brooks24-9-2
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWUD1010
1943-03-26Gus Dorazio62-17-1
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
1943-03-12Jimmy Carollo11-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1942-09-15George Parks6-0-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO810
Parks, floored several times, was not allowed to enter round 8 because of a badly cut lip.
1942-07-07Bill Poland33-5-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USADPTS88
1942-06-15Jabbo Kenner7-2-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO58
Kenner was knocked down eight times in this fight.
1942-05-05Jimmy DeChard6-0-0
Riverside Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS88
1942-03-27Al Hart20-8-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1942-03-12Herbert Marshall17-7-4
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1942-02-20Willie Thomas1-0-0
Masonic Hall, Highland Park, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1942-02-05Dee Amos7-6-1
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1942-01-20Dee Amos6-5-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1942-01-15Tommy Gill
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO16
1942-01-08Charley Wright4-3-0
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWKO46
1941-12-04Indian Red Allen
Scott Hall, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWTKO26
time: 2:33
1941-09-29Ted Wint19-1-0
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1941-08-04Charley Harvey11-11-4
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1941-07-22Tommy Madden12-3-1
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
1941-07-14George Higgs4-9-2
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USAWKO56
Baksi survived a first round knockdown
1941-06-20Milton Reeves0-1-0
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO36
1941-05-26Ralph Kosky1-2-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO16
1941-04-15Charley Harvey11-9-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1941-04-01Bill Tucker1-3-2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1941-03-19Jack Rose9-17-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO14
time: 1:12
1941-03-04Bill Tucker1-1-2
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWPTS66
1941-02-18Cleo Everett0-8-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWKO24
time: 1:43
1941-01-10Frank Poreda15-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1940-12-17Jack Brazzo
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWPTS44
1940-12-09Cleo Everett0-4-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1940-12-03Ernie Petretti0-8-1
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWKO14
1940-11-19Tommy Madden10-0-0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
time: 2:40
1940-11-04Johnny Cihlar1-3-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1940-08-14Marty Gordon7-8-2
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWTKO24
time: 2:15
1940-07-30Mickey Maguire0-1-0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWPTS44
1940-07-16Danny Roberts2-13-0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USADPTS44
1940-07-04Joe Lolito0-1-0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWTKO14
1940-06-18Jimmy Brown2-2-0
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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