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Vincent Forgione
Global ID13695
sexmale
birthdate 1907-10-23
death date 1960-03-28 (52)
divisionmiddleweight
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeItaly
birth nameVincenzo di Antonio Forgione
won 58 (KO 23) + lost 53 (KO 11) + drawn 11 = 123
rounds boxed 927
Newspaper Decisions won 15 : lost 3 : drawn 2
rounds boxed 194
Total Bouts 143 KO% 16.08
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1935-04-11Al McCoy33-4-2
Chateau, Bangor, Maine, USALKO210
1934-11-09Johnny Graycar7-0-0
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1934-11-02Walter St. Claire4-18-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1934-07-20Stanley Savage8-7-5
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1934-03-08Joe Smallwood44-20-9
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS66
1933-10-27Al McCoy16-2-2
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Boston Globe and Lewiston Journal
1933-10-09Johnny Pilc11-9-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1933-09-21Jimmy Smith49-7-2
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1933-08-14Popper Stopper28-15-3
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1933-08-07Jimmy Rhodes26-14-4
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO910
1933-06-06Billy Ketchell24-2-6
Leiperville Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Frank Knaresborough | judge: Lou Cassidy | judge: Herman Weingrad
1933-03-30Popper Stopper27-11-3
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1933-02-24Billy Angelo46-15-5
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1933-02-06Popper Stopper25-11-2
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1933-02-02Billy Angelo46-14-5
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1933-01-23Jimmy Rhodes24-13-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1932-11-24George Courtney73-18-2
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
Both fighters slugged their way through all eight rounds, wild melees occurred at frequent intervals.
1932-10-27Popper Stopper24-9-1
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1932-10-06Jack McVey86-33-8
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1932-08-16Jack Kilbourne37-10-6
Playland, Wilmington, Delaware, USALTKO710
1932-07-12Ad Zachow25-4-2
Portland, Maine, USALKO912
1932-05-10Manny Davis23-12-4
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1932-04-26Manny Davis23-12-4
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Boston Globe.
1932-03-14Vince Dundee83-10-13
104th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USALKO410
From Professional Boxing in Maryland 1930-1940.
1932-02-29Eric Lawson27-13-3
Ritchie Coliseum, College Park, Maryland, USALPTS88
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1932-02-08Frank Battaglia37-6-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALKO8
1932-01-15Harry Smith50-2-2
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USANCNC910
1931-12-10Marty Collins24-18-7
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1931-11-09Leo Larrivee42-10-0
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Lewiston Journal
1931-08-25Joe Anderson32-19-9
Delaware County Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USALKO410
1931-08-13Marty Collins24-16-6
Leiperville Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1931-07-13Bob Godwin43-4-4
Bain Field, Norfolk, Virginia, USALPTS88
1931-07-07Harry Allen13-9-0
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Lewiston Sun
1931-06-02Tiger Thomas36-15-8
Delaware County Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
Thomas drew a big hand from the crowd when he refused to strike a deep cut over Forgione's eye in the tenth. A terrifc battle.
1931-04-30Jack McVey81-27-6
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1931-04-21Cowboy Jack Willis30-23-4
Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
New York Times
1931-03-03Joe Zelinski29-17-2
Arena, Portland, Maine, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Lewiston Sun and Boston Globe
1931-02-03Cowboy Jack Willis30-23-4
Arena, Portland, Maine, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Lewiston Sun and Boston Globe
1931-01-29Gene Buffalo17-13-2
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO28
1930-12-29Jack McVey79-26-5
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1930-12-01Tait Littman20-0-1
Riverview Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
1930-11-10Tait Littman19-0-0
Riverview Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALTKO110
1930-10-31Pal Silvers58-17-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1930-10-02Joe Anderson24-17-9
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1930-09-09Joe Anderson24-17-8
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1930-08-20Mickey Walker62-10-0
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1930-08-12Joe Anderson24-17-7
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Joe Griffo
1930-07-14George Courtney59-11-1
Velodrome, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1930-06-25Gorilla Jones44-9-3
Taylor Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1930-06-03Joe Zelinski27-14-2
Arena, Portland, Maine, USALTKO312
referee: Johnny Martin
1930-05-26Gorilla Jones42-9-3
Meyers Bowl, North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-04-28Harry Ebbets81-13-8
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1930-03-24Doc Conrad17-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO4
1930-03-10Ricardo Alis72-17-11
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO310
1930-02-19Joe Anderson21-16-5
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1930-02-11Joe Zelinski27-13-2
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWKO312
referee: Tom Breen
1930-01-08Billy Kohut1-13-3
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1929-12-09Pal Silvers56-11-6
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1929-12-05Ralph Wagner15-7-1
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALDQ48
Forgione was disqualified for hitting low
1929-11-21Abie Bain30-7-3
Newark Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1929-11-07Willie Greb37-20-4
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO58
1929-10-07Jack McVey69-22-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-08-23Everett Strong32-13-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALDQ810
referee: Harry Lee
Forgione was disqualified for repeated low blows.
1929-08-02Eddie Burnbrook61-19-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-05Joe Roche50-11-11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-21Homer Sheridan16-6-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Benny Whitman
Forgione was knocked down in the first round / An "unpopular decision." (United Press)
1929-04-29Jack McVey64-20-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-04-26Haakon Hansen13-3-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
A "lightning fast" fight in which Forgione was almost knocked out in round six. (Chicago Tribune, Bob Soderman)
1929-04-02Laddie Lee24-12-1
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWKO212
1929-03-25Babe McCorgary24-22-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
1929-03-12Laddie Lee24-11-1
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWKO512
1929-03-04Johnny Haystack26-16-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
1929-02-18Arthur Flynn22-5-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALDQ510
referee: Jack Sheehan
This fight was reported in the Boston Globe. It was Flynn's second fight with Forgione.
1929-02-13Babe McCorgary23-21-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-02-01Arthur Flynn21-5-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
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