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Johnny Busso
Global ID12664
sexmale
birthdate 1934-06-04
death date 2000-12-11 (66)
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9″   /   175cm
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placePoughkeepsie, New York, USA
won 36 (KO 15) + lost 12 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 49
rounds boxed 314 KO% 30.61
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1961-04-24Joey Donovan21-1-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Harold Valan 4-6 | judge: Fred Brunelli 3-6 | judge: Mike Davidowitch 3-7
1961-02-02Al King11-9-1
Bristol, Connecticut, USAWPTS1010
1960-02-01Len Matthews21-3-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO110
time: 2:48 | referee: Joe Sweeney
1959-10-15Battling Torres28-0-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USALKO210
time: 0:41 | referee: Charley Randolph
Busso was knocked down three times.
1959-04-17Kenny Lane56-6-0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO610
referee: Mushy Callahan 45-49 | judge: George Latka 46-50 | judge: Frankie Van 46-50
1959-02-11Joe Brown84-20-11
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USALUD1515
referee: Jimmy Webb 141-148 | judge: Bill Cornelius 140-149 | judge: Ernie Taylor 138-147
World Lightweight Title
Busso was knocked down in the 9th.

1958-11-05Joe Brown84-19-11
Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWUD1010
referee: Cy Gottfried 97-95 | judge: Fred Aaronson 97-93 | judge: Carl Gardner 98-94
1958-09-19Carlos Ortiz26-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Al Berl 4-5 | judge: Joe Agnello 4-6 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 4-6
1958-06-27Carlos Ortiz26-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Barney Felix 5-4 | judge: Bill Recht 5-4 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 4-6
1958-05-23Lahouari Godih48-3-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 7-2 | judge: Bill Recht 7-3 | judge: Harold Barnes 8-2
1958-04-11Larry Boardman38-6-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO910
time: 2:59 | referee: Tommy Rawson
1958-01-03Paolo Rosi26-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 5-6 | judge: Jack Gordon 5-4 | judge: Joe Agnello 4-6
1957-10-25Gale Kerwin24-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 6-5 | judge: Bill Recht 5-4 | judge: Jack Gordon 6-3
Martin scored the bout even in rounds, but favored Busso in supplemental scoring.
1957-08-30Ralph Dupas65-8-6
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALUD1010
96-97 | judge: Gus Jacobson 92-99 | judge: Eddie Thal 97-99
1957-06-28Larry Boardman34-4-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Eddie Curley 97-90 | judge: Harry Sundberg 97-90 | judge: James Carrig 96-94
1957-05-14Tommy Elder17-3-0
Houston, Texas, USAWTKO810
1957-01-07Bobby Courchesne49-6-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 5-6 | judge: Artie Aidala 4-5 | judge: Bert Grant 6-3
Martin scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Courchesne in supplemental scoring/
1956-10-01Tommy Salem27-6-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Arthur Mercante 6-3 | judge: Mike Davidowitch 6-5 | judge: Nick Gamboli 4-5
Davidowitch scored the bout even in rounds, but favored Busso on supplemental scoring.
1956-06-15Johnny DiGilio28-7-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO68
time: 1:39 | referee: George Walsh
Busso was knocked down in the 4th. Bout was stopped on cuts over DiGilio's eyes.
1956-04-30Orlando Zulueta58-25-11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Dave Feld 6-4 | judge: Arthur Schwartz 6-3 | judge: Frank Forbes 4-6
1956-03-15Frankie Ippolito17-2-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWUD88
Ippolito was down in the 1st.
1955-12-06Dennis Pat Brady79-23-6
Tampa, Florida, USAWPTS1010
1955-11-08Rocky Randell50-11-4
Tampa, Florida, USAWTKO510
referee: Rocky Marciano
1955-10-10Johnny Lissy7-2-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1955-04-18Gene Poirier10-1-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO310
time: 1:16 | referee: Mark Conn
1955-02-28Cortez Jackson13-8-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO66
time: 2:39 | referee: Abe Simon
1954-11-19Dennis Pat Brady77-20-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1954-07-29Frederico Escalero5-8-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO58
time: 2:05 | referee: Teddy Martin
1954-07-08Bernie Lynn9-5-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1954-06-24Gus Robinson3-10-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO36
time: 1:04
1954-05-17Bernie Lynn8-4-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1954-03-08Frederico Escalero5-7-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1954-02-08Rocky Sullivan59-30-10
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1953-12-14Johnny Betancourt2-4-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO16
time: 1:48 | referee: Petey Della
1953-11-20Tommy Marciano14-0-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO56
time: 2:31
1st pro loss for Marciano, who was undefeated in 17 fights
1953-10-09Battleship Martinez24-17-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO26
time: 0:42
1953-08-10Des Shanley20-8-4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO26
time: 2:15
1953-06-05Tommy Marciano7-0-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS44
1953-05-18Frederico Escalero4-2-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS66
1953-04-27Chick Boucher32-15-5
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO36
time: 3:00
Boucher was stopped on a cut right eye.
1953-04-02Tommy Morgano5-3-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWKO36
time: 2:33
1953-03-19Rene Roman4-5-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWKO26
1953-03-05Frankie Ippolito5-0-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO56
time: 2:24
1953-02-19Mike Estrado0-1-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-02-05Earl Dennis4-4-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-01-22Earl Dennis4-3-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1953-01-08Mike Estrado
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1952-12-18Johnny Betancourt
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44
1952-12-04Rudy Rocco
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWPTS44

 
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