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Pete Lello
Global ID13062
sexmale
birthdate 1916-06-29
death date 1975-11-00 (59)
divisionlightweight
country USA
residenceGary, Indiana, USA
birth placeGary, Indiana, USA
won 48 (KO 16) + lost 19 (KO 9) + drawn 7 = 74
rounds boxed 516
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 16
Total Bouts 76 KO% 21.05
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1945-06-01Freddie Cochrane66-33-8
Jacksonville, Florida, USALKO210
time: 1:12
1944-10-06Juan Zurita125-22-1
Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLKO210
1944-08-01Dave Castilloux78-11-3
Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD1010
referee: Al Decarie | 1-9 | 2-8 | 1-9
1944-06-16Lupe Gonzalez35-29-7
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USALTKO510
referee: Joe Narvaez
1944-05-22Willie Joyce50-9-7
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALRTD710
Lello was not out for the 8th round.
1944-04-10Santa Bucca17-0-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALSD88
Bucca was making his first appearance as a main event fighter. (Associated Press)
1944-03-17Roman Alvarez33-5-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1944-03-03Al Guido30-12-14
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1944-02-14Ruby Garcia21-40-8
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
1941-09-23Julie Kogon47-14-9
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USALTKO1010
1941-09-10Nick Castiglione17-13-3
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Lello was down twice in the first round. "From that round on, both gladiators gave and took to the..fans' delight."
1941-08-13Lenny Mancini27-5-3
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1941-07-23Georgie Toy7-2-0
Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO210
1941-07-02Sugar Ray Robinson19-0-0
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALTKO48
time: 1:48 | referee: Arthur Donovan
1941-05-27Paco Villa33-32-15
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-05-05Norment Quarles71-42-5
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
referee: Paul Cavalier
Cavalier's decision was greeted with a chorus of boos. New York Times
1941-04-15Bobby Ruffin24-10-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USADPTS1010
1941-03-26Joe Ghnouly66-27-9
Gary, Indiana, USAWPTS1010
1941-01-17California Jackie Wilson27-3-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALTKO410
time: 0:30 | referee: Benny Whitman
Lello was knocked down in the 1st and 3rd round.
1940-12-02Morris Parker17-7-4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO88
1940-11-22Lew Jenkins46-16-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO215
time: 2:37 | referee: Arthur Donovan
World Lightweight Title
Lello was knocked down four times in the 2nd round.

1940-09-20Irving Eldridge60-12-11
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1940-09-09Young Kid McCoy39-3-2
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1940-06-17Jimmy Vaughn63-50-13
Garfield, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1940-06-04Victor Troise19-20-9
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-03-08Tony Marteliano36-2-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS88
According to the New York Times, Marteliano was on his knees, with the count at nine, when the bell rang to end the second round.
1940-02-02Sammy Angott52-14-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1940-01-01Quentin Breese39-7-5
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USADPTS1010
Breese fined $100 and suspended for 30 days for "too much holding, roughing and hitting while holding." The New York Times.
1939-12-27Eddie Lander15-5-3
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWMD1010
According to Bob Soderman, Lello won every round and yet one of the judges called it a draw.
1939-11-27Emil Joseph33-5-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO810
Joseph had to be carried to his corner at the end of round seven after being on the floor when the bell sounded. He lasted only 14 seconds of round eight. From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1939-11-06Bobby McIntire40-9-4
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO1010
This was a close fight. McIntire was floored in the third round.
1939-09-18Billy Hardges7-2-0
Eagles Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO810
time: 2:05
attrib Billy Hodges
1939-08-25Cal McGraw6-9-5
Sioux City, Iowa, USAWPTS88
1939-08-15Lloyd Pine24-43-9
Riverview Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS1010
referee: Freddie Andrews
Pine was knocked down twice in the 7th round.
1939-08-10Cal McGraw6-7-5
Sioux City, Iowa, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Omaha World Herald.
1939-07-12Eddie McGeever48-21-11
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO210
1939-07-07Ray Baker15-10-1
Sioux City, Iowa, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Omaha World Herald.
1939-05-11Jackie Marks8-5-1
Sioux City, Iowa, USAWKO3
1939-03-27Mike Delgado38-7-11
Olympiad Arena, Houston, Texas, USAWTKO410
1939-03-24Lew Jenkins30-11-4
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO78
Jenkins was in the lead after five rounds and in the sixth he floored Lello briefly. However, he appeared to tire and Lello roared out of his corner in round seven and landed a right to the jaw which ended the fight. (from comments by Bob Soderman, who attended)
1939-03-02Billy Marquart26-5-0
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
This was an exciting fight, according to Bob Soderman, who was there with his father. Macquart won handily but had a dangerous moment in the sixth round when nearly knocked down by a right from Lello.
1939-01-11Leone Efrati27-8-10
Park Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
The referee voted 53-47 for Efrati. One judge scored it 53-47 for Lello, and the other scored a draw 50-50.
1938-10-26Davey Day53-5-4
Park Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
1938-09-23Varias Milling55-47-24
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO1010
1938-07-25Bobby McIntire30-5-2
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
1938-05-06Jimmy Buckler41-26-12
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS1010
From the Louisville Times (Laurence Fielding).
1938-04-04Nick Camarata33-14-6
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USALMD1010
One judge called the fight a draw, and the other two voted for Camarata.
1938-03-04Nick Camarata31-14-6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1938-01-17Everett Simington11-9-1
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). This was a very good fight. Lello started well, taking the first two rounds with "superior boxing." For the next four rounds Simington had the best of it, pounding away at Lello's body. Lello put Simington down for a count in the seventh and the "fight see-sawed for the last three heats."
1938-01-07Johnny Pena72-34-19
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO16
1937-12-13Billy Marquart17-1-0
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1937-11-16Everett Rightmire80-9-7
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1937-11-10Sixto Morales29-14-2
Memorial Auditorium, Gary, Indiana, USAWPTS1010
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). This was the first professional boxing program held in Gary since 1929. 1,800 fans attended.
1937-10-08Harry Booker27-29-6
White City Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
1937-09-27Harvey Woods14-3-4
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
1937-08-06Harvey Woods12-3-4
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALPTS66
Minneapolis Tribune
1937-08-02Everett Simington8-6-1
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). This fight has been incorrectly dated as occurring on September 1, 1937./
1937-06-02Sammy Angott20-10-2
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO58
The fight was stopped because of a cut eye suffered by Lello.
1937-04-27Jackie Sharkey39-34-12
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS88
referee: Louis Schultz
1937-04-23Joe Woods5-7-0
Majestic Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO38
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). This fight was shown incorrectly dated in the old record books.
1937-04-01Carl Fasnaugh22-12-4
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWPTS88
1937-03-15Wesley Martin6-22-5
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Martin won the first three rounds and Lello came back to win on the basis of a big rally.
1937-03-01Carl Fasnaugh22-11-4
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). This was an 8-rounder, not six as shown in Lello's published record.
1937-01-29Nick Torres11-2-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS66
From the Detroit News (Laurence Fielding).
1937-01-11Nick Peters18-3-0
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman). Peters was said to now have a record of 18-1 and Lello 14-0.
1936-12-21Armando Sicilia17-13-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS55
1936-12-07Harry Booker22-17-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS55
Lello's record is reported 11-0 now.
1936-11-09Bert Ardt2-8-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS55
1936-10-26Henry Huerta4-7-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO55
referee: Jimmy La Velle
1936-10-19Harry Booker22-15-3
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1936-09-28McClure Carson1-3-0
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO55
1936-09-14Jackie Leonard2-4-3
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO35
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1936-08-10Art Brewer2-5-3
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1936-07-27Billy Riordan10-16-3
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS44
1936-07-20Hank Melody
Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO14
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