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Joey DeJohn
Global ID21377
sexmale
birthdate 1927-01-01
death date 2008-05-09 (81)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
reach69½″   /   177cm
aliasGolden Boy
country USA
residenceSyracuse, New York, USA
birth nameGiuseppe James DiGianni
won 74 (KO 52) + lost 14 (KO 10) + drawn 2 = 90
rounds boxed 442 KO% 57.78
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1955-02-08Bobby Dykes111-21-7
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALTKO910
time: 1:51
DeJohn was down once in the 8rd, and three times in the 9th.
1955-01-18Jimmy Jewell24-15-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWKO48
1955-01-04Yova Kid13-5-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWTKO58
time: 1:59
1954-12-28Juan Naranjo3-4-0
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWKO18
1953-11-23Joe Rindone35-10-3
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USALTKO210
time: 1:36 | referee: Al Berl
1953-07-16Hurley Sanders30-24-4
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO410
time: 1:06
1953-02-14Dick Wagner32-18-5
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USALKO410
time: 1:44 | referee: Barney Felix
Wagner was knocked down near the end of the 2nd round. DeJohn was knocked down twice in the 4th round.
1952-11-12Norman Hayes23-12-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO310
Hayes was cut badly and on the verge of being stopped on cuts, when he scored three knockdowns of DeJohn to win the bout.
1952-09-15Bob Murphy65-7-1
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO310
time: 2:01 | referee: Ruby Goldstein
1952-07-31Henry Lee24-11-3
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO310
time: 0:15 | referee: Lou Scozza
1952-03-06Robert Villemain50-6-3
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USALKO910
time: 2:27 | referee: Babe Risko
1951-10-22Henry Lee22-9-3
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1951-09-17Lee Sala67-2-0
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO210
time: 2:29 | referee: Babe Risko
1951-05-22Henry Brimm25-17-4
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Lou Scozza 4-4 | judge: Fred Hegnauer 3-7 | judge: Eddie Schellerman 3-5
Scozza scored it 5-4 Dejohn on points
1951-05-10Vinnie Cidone35-9-0
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 1:35 | referee: Babe Risko
Cidone was knocked down three times in the 2nd round, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1951-03-09Joe Taylor34-13-2
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO310
time: 2:39 | referee: Babe Risko
Taylor was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1950-11-09Ernie Durando32-8-2
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USALKO510
time: 2:10
DeJohn takes a nine count in the fifth before being ko'd by a solid left hook.
1950-09-21Don Lee52-23-11
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO710
time: 2:27 | referee: Tony Petta
1950-08-02Joe Taylor33-11-2
McNearney Stadium, Schenectady, New York, USALSD1010
1950-07-06Reuben Jones34-11-1
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 1:46 | referee: Tony Petta
Jones was knocked down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1950-06-15Billy Corbett42-14-2
Johnson Field, Johnson City, New York, USAWKO510
1950-05-24Herbie Kronowitz55-22-5
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO110
time: 2:11 | referee: Jack Milicich
1949-08-17Lee Sala52-1-0
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USALKO610
time: 2:16 | referee: Barney Felix
Sala was knocked down once in the 1st, twice in the 5th, and once in the 6th. DeJohn suffered a broken jaw in this bout.
1949-07-07Pete Mead42-12-1
Red Wing Stadium, Rochester, New York, USAWKO710
time: 2:08
1949-05-18Jake LaMotta71-13-3
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USALTKO810
time: 2:41 | referee: Babe Risko 3-3 | judge: Jack Kimball 3-1 | judge: Richie Fazio 4-3
DeJohn was knocked down three times in the 8th, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1949-05-03J.C. Wilkins27-17-4
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO410
time: 1:49
1949-04-20Randy Brown23-14-6
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony Petta 5-4 | judge: Jack Kimball 4-3 | judge: Darby Longo 4-3
1949-03-22Tony DeMicco46-25-5
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO610
time: 2:35 | referee: Luke Carr
1949-02-25Pete Mead41-11-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO710
time: 2:43 | referee: Johnny Burns
Mead was knocked down once in the 3rd and 5th rounds. DeJohn was knocked down three times in the 7th round.
1949-02-01Oswaldo Silva25-16-4
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO310
Doctor stopped fight because of cut eye. Buffalo Courier-Express
1949-01-24Lou Valles21-14-2
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO110
time: 1:34 | referee: Eddie Seres
1948-12-28Ossie Harris42-50-6
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO410
1948-12-15O'Neill Bell22-11-5
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO310
Bell was down three times, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1948-11-30Sonny Horne72-20-5
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO110
time: 0:39 | referee: Lou Scozza
"As Horne went down from DeJohn's atomic punches he twisted his right knee, on which he was wearing a brace." (The Ring, February 1949, page 56.
1948-10-14Oswaldo Silva25-14-4
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO910
time: 1:47
1948-09-22Billy Stemmler15-16-0
East High School Stadium, Auburn, New York, USAWKO310
time: 0:43 | referee: Jesse Doctor
Auburn Citizen
1948-09-06Al Priest38-6-1
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO1010
time: 0:36 | referee: Tony Petta
Priest was knocked down twice in the 9th round.
1948-08-10Cliff Hart13-3-1
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 2:50
Hart was knocked down three times in the 5th round, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1948-07-20Nick Kashuba15-9-1
Bennett's Field, Utica, New York, USAWPTS1010
1948-06-30Sonny Horne71-17-5
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony Petta 5-3 | judge: Dick Albino 6-3 | judge: Harvey Smith 6-2
The two had fought two rounds the night before, when rain halted the contest.
1948-06-22Len Taglia16-5-2
Bennett's Field, Utica, New York, USAWKO210
1948-06-04Stanley Sims22-26-3
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO810
time: 0:38
Sims was knocked down once in the 2nd, twice in the 7th, and once in the 8th.
1948-05-11Ossie Harris42-47-6
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Jack Michaels 8-1 | judge: Richie Fazio 5-4 | judge: Dick Albino 7-2
Harris was knocked down once in the 2nd and 3rd round.
1948-03-09Mickey Savage27-6-2
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Jack Michaels 4-4 | judge: Norman Ott 5-4 | judge: Dick Albino 5-4
1948-02-17Len Taglia16-4-2
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO510
time: 1:26
Taglia was knocked down in the 1st round.
1948-01-20Willie Jeeters2-3-0
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO610
time: 1:37
1948-01-06Chet Vinci11-11-2
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, New York, USAWRTD610
Vinci was knocked down in the 6th round, and failed to answer the bell for the 7th round.
1947-12-02Pete Mead32-7-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALTKO510
Mead was floored just as the bell rang ending the second round, but came back to floor DeJohn six times.
1947-11-12Paul Darby17-10-3
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWPTS88
1947-10-28Henry Chmielewski46-17-1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO210
time: 1:07 | referee: Eddie Seres
1947-09-30Andres Gomez25-40-9
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO410
1947-08-28Cleve Bailey22-30-4
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWMD88
referee: Jack Michaels | judge: Dick Albino | judge: Norman Ott
1947-08-18Al Pinel48-64-7
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWKO610
time: 1:35
Pinel was knocked down once in the 1st, twice in the 2nd, once in the 5th and 6th rounds.
1947-07-28Bobby Morris
MacArthur Stadium, Syracuse, New York, USAWUD66
Morris was knocked down in the 6th round.
1947-07-16Lafayette Drummond2-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS66
1947-07-10Bobby Fuller0-1-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO16
1947-06-25Jimmy Guy4-5-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWUD66
1947-06-03Charlie Manning
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWPTS66
1947-05-16Nick Melnick6-7-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO26
1947-05-12Jimmy Guy4-2-0
Provenzano A.C., Rochester, New York, USAWPTS66
1947-05-08Roy Crews13-13-0
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWPTS66
1947-05-05Bucky Foster1-2-0
Dayton, Ohio, USAWPTS66
DeJohn and Foster did not meet on "April 31" as shown in DeJohn's published record. Foster fought Jimmy Welsh on April 30.
1947-04-29Jimmy Wilson1-10-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO36
1947-04-21Billy Nelson
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1947-04-16Norman Butts6-0-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWKO36
1947-04-11Billy Cole1-2-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO16
1947-04-03Johnny Copeland0-3-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO16
time: 0:55
1947-03-19Sonny Jordan8-5-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO56
1947-03-12Billy Nelson8-14-1
Dayton, Ohio, USAWKO26
1947-03-05Don Sauro0-1-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO36
referee: Johnny Kilbane
1947-02-26Tony Carollo
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWKO16
1947-02-25Jimmy Mendoza1-0-0
Arena, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWUD66
1947-02-12Sonny Jordan5-4-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWKO36
time: 0:55
1947-02-05Jimmy Gresham8-11-3
Jacksonville, Florida, USAWPTS66
1947-01-21Willie Wigfall2-12-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWTKO46
time: 1:17
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