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Johnny Pena
Global ID41544
sexmale
birthdate 1912-04-24
death date 1978-04-07 (65)
divisionfeatherweight
country USA
residenceBrooklyn, New York, USA
birth placePortugal
birth nameAngelo Pena
won 72 (KO 17) + lost 35 (KO 8) + drawn 19 = 126
rounds boxed 959
Newspaper Decisions won 2 : lost : drawn
rounds boxed 22
Total Bouts 128 KO% 13.28
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-01-07Pete Lello23-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO16
1937-12-17Cristobal Jaramillo16-11-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS66
1937-10-29Mickey Farber20-2-4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1937-10-18Sammy Angott26-11-2
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
1937-08-31Willie Felice12-17-3
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWTKO48
1937-08-19Willie Davies22-32-6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO210
1937-08-10Al Reid24-13-5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USADPTS88
1937-07-22Petey Scalzo29-0-1
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1937-07-08Bernie Friedkin28-3-4
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1010
1937-06-02Lou Gevinson3-1-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO710
referee: Charley Reynolds
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding). Pena handed Gevinson a drubbing, but then ran into a knockout punch and went down and out.
1937-03-02Danny London56-36-15
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO58
1937-02-15Lou Gevinson3-0-0
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWSD1010
referee: Muggsy Morris
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1937-01-20Nicky Jerome22-6-3
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALTKO28
1937-01-16Al Reid19-9-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1936-12-15Charley Gomer59-30-10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1936-09-08Varias Milling48-36-21
San Jose, California, USADPTS1010
1936-08-18Gene Espinosa46-28-8
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USALTKO410
referee: Toby Irwin
A short left hook drove Pena's teeth through his lower lip, causing a cut that his cornerman couldn't stop. As a result, Referee Toby Irwin stopped the bout.
1936-07-17Buenaventura De Guzman22-1-3
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USALPTS88
From Hawaiian Boxing Commission data; also see The Ring, November 1936, page 64. Most of the onlookers thought that a draw would have been a fair decision.
1936-02-18Freddie Miller169-17-6
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USALUD1212
referee: Tommy McCarty
National Boxing Association World featherweight title
1936-01-27Kid Ray16-18-10
Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California, USAWPTS1010
1936-01-15Freddie Miller167-16-6
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
1935-10-21Richie Fontaine22-7-5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1935-09-16Speedy Espita20-22-6
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO18
1935-08-29Kid Ray16-16-8
Marysville, California, USAWPTS1010
1935-08-12Gene Espinosa44-24-8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS1010
1935-08-02Herman (Young) Gildo39-18-6
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS88
Pena had a layoff of six months.
1935-01-11Midget Wolgast118-14-11
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Bill Doran
1934-12-12Midget Wolgast118-14-10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Oakland Frankie Burns
1934-11-28Young Teddy Silva5-2-2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWKO38
1934-11-02Gene Espinosa41-20-7
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1934-10-11Pablo Dano64-21-21
L-st Arena, Sacramento, California, USALPTS1010
1934-09-07Joe Paraiso1-3-2
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO210
1934-08-17Vince Venturillo3-3-1
Pismo Beach Arena, Pismo Beach, California, USAWKO510
1934-07-31Billy McLeod14-12-13
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USAWTKO410
1934-05-18Frankie Wallace21-10-2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Abe Roth
1934-04-03Benny Gallup36-27-35
Merry Garden Arena, Modesto, California, USAWTKO810
referee: Tom Burns
1934-03-16Gene Espinosa37-13-6
Stockton, California, USAWPTS1010
1934-03-07Bobby Gray67-36-31
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWTKO710
1933-11-28Johnny Yasui20-10-2
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Toby Irwin
1933-11-17Little Dempsey14-9-0
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Jack Dempsey
1933-10-20Georgie Hansford38-5-4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
Pena was knocked down in the 1st and 2nd round.
1933-09-20Isidro Pinto de Sa34-9-1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWNWS1212
Decision from the Oakland Tribune
Bismarck Tribune and other wire reports said De Sa won but Bronx Home News reported that this was an instance of De Sa's manager sending out the wire report in his fighter's favor, but that Pena had earned the decision.

1933-09-01Young Tommy41-8-7
Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS1010
1933-08-01Claude Varner31-14-10
Forman's Arena, San Jose, California, USAWPTS1010
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1933-07-25Bobby Gray66-32-27
San Jose, California, USAWTKO810
1933-06-23Nick Scalba14-1-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
1933-06-14Varias Milling25-16-16
Mills Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1515
referee: Davy Miller
According to the Chicago Tribune, this was the first 15-rounder in Illinois since boxing was legalized in 1926.
1933-05-05Jackie Sharkey14-3-3
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Winona Republican-Herald (A.P.wire)
1933-04-13Jackie Wilson28-7-3
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1933-03-22Varias Milling25-16-15
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1933-02-13Jackie Sharkey13-3-2
Washington Blvd. Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS1010
1933-01-13Varias Milling23-16-14
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS88
1932-08-31Albert Ladou21-2-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
1932-05-26Tommy Paul57-7-6
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1515
referee: Elmer Slim McClelland
vacant National Boxing Association World featherweight title
Referee sole Judge
1932-04-29Fidel LaBarba57-11-6
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
One of the semi-finals of the National Boxing Association's Featherweight Elimination Tournament.
1932-04-22Martin Zuniga28-1-5
Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Winners of this card advanced to the semi-finals of the National Boxing Association's Featherweight Tournament.
1932-03-11Archie Bell49-16-12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1932-01-18Gregorio Vidal51-11-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1931-12-14Roland LeCuyer11-13-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-10-21Carlo Mazzola18-6-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
1931-10-01Lou Pacion15-3-4
Auditorium, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1931-08-18Lew Feldman39-4-9
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS88
1931-08-14Vernon Cormier33-12-2
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-07-27Judy Zuniga11-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO56
1931-07-16Frankie Albano52-32-8
Armory, White Plains, New York, USALTKO6
1931-07-06Davey Adelman47-29-7
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO3
1931-06-15Frankie Garcia40-23-6
Heywood Arena, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Watson
1931-05-18Roland LeCuyer9-8-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-04-20Art Chapdelaine21-7-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Watson | judge: Jack Cunningham | judge: C.P Phillips
1931-04-14Bobby Bonetti21-8-12
22nd Engineers' Armory, New York, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-03-23Pete Herman10-15-2
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-02-10Frankie Albano52-29-8
22nd Engineers' Armory, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1931-01-31Fred Monte30-13-16
14th Regiment Armory, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1931-01-09Charley Raymond42-10-4
106th Infantry Regiment Armory, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS1010
1930-12-30Fred Monte29-12-16
22nd Engineers' Armory, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
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