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Joey Fontana
Global ID43903
sexmale
birthdate 1916-01-16
death date 1999-07-05 (83)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
aliasBaby Face Fontana
country USA
residenceNew York, New York, USA
birth placeNew York, New York, USA
birth nameJoseph P. Fontana
won 77 (KO 20) + lost 26 (KO 1) + drawn 12 = 115
rounds boxed 737 KO% 17.39
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1947-07-01Willie Pep109-1-1
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USALKO510
time: 1:00 | referee: Johnny Appel
Fontana was knocked down in the 1st and 5th round.
1947-03-29Frankie Rubino34-22-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1947-03-08Bernie Bernard18-4-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1947-02-08Frankie Rubino34-21-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD88
referee: Mark Conn 7-1 | judge: Joe Agnello 7-1 | judge: Jimmy Riley 6-1
1946-12-09Eddie Compo29-1-1
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS1010
1946-10-24Davey Allen20-5-2
Highland Park, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1946-09-28Georgie Knox19-41-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO58
Fontana's first bout in over four years due to U.S. Army service.
1946-09-06Richie Miyashiro6-25-0
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWPTS88
1945-09-12Rocco Progano17-32-7
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1942-01-27Allie Stolz43-4-2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
Fontana was knocked down twice.
1941-12-15Lulu Costantino43-0-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1941-12-01Lulu Costantino42-0-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1941-11-10Joey Silva15-35-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-09-25Charley Roberts11-6-2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1941-07-15Patsy Giovanelli28-1-1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALUD88
referee: Al Reich | judge: Tom Curley | judge: Sam Austin
1941-07-10Henry Hook100-61-8
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-06-12Mickey Farber41-12-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-05-27Mickey Farber41-11-5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-05-06Maurice Arnault31-26-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1941-03-14Danny Bartfield23-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1941-02-25Bobby Ruffin21-10-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USALPTS1010
1941-01-28Bobby Ruffin21-10-3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USADPTS88
1940-11-25Sal Bartolo27-8-6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-11-12Everett Rightmire100-23-10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
referee: Eddie Joseph
Fontana was down for a nine count in the 5th
1940-10-01Lenny Mancini19-2-2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1940-08-15Carl Guggino100-32-21
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-08-02Al Roth46-25-13
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-07-15Charley Varre22-4-5
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-06-27Texas Lee Harper25-14-6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO78
time: 1:11
1940-06-07Texas Lee Harper25-13-6
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-04-27Texas Lee Harper24-11-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
Fontana was knocked down in the 1st and 7th rounds.
1940-04-16Lenny Mancini17-2-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1940-03-30Mickey Farber39-10-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1940-02-26Eddie Zivic38-36-5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS88
1940-02-05Irving Eldridge55-10-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USADPTS88
referee: Jim Crowley | judge: Nick Gamboli | judge: Jack Denning
1940-01-20Jimmy Vaughn62-46-10
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1939-12-09Pat Foley34-8-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
This bout broadcast on Television
1939-11-11Joey Greb51-50-12
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-10-23Al Reid48-21-11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-10-09Al Reid47-21-11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1939-09-25Bobby Ivy24-5-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-09-18Jimmy Lancaster24-29-15
Armory, Newport News, Virginia, USAWPTS88
1939-08-01Lew Jenkins35-15-4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USALPTS88
1939-07-17Frankie Terranova29-52-4
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-07-03Hank Nakamura13-2-6
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-06-15Joe De Jesus15-10-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-06-01Pete Mascia28-47-12
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO48
Mascia was not allowed to start the 4th round due to a cut eye. New York Times
1939-05-03Jack Sharkey Jr19-8-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO68
Sharkey suffered an eye cut. New York Times
1939-04-25Emil Cody17-15-1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO78
Cody was down four times before the referee stopped it. (New York Times)
1939-03-28Jose Hernandez8-4-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO28
1939-03-17Allie Stolz21-0-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-02-25Paul 'Tennessee' Lee45-47-14
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-02-14Bernie Friedkin44-5-9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
referee: Joe Vaccarella | judge: Sam Robinson | judge: Sam Austin
1939-01-24Bernie Friedkin44-5-8
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1938-12-20Ray Ingram40-33-9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-11-29Al Reid39-16-11
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1938-11-15Vince Dell'Orto22-10-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-11-07Paul 'Tennessee' Lee45-43-14
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-10-18Al Reid37-16-10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1938-09-29Johnny Mirabella12-31-6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1938-09-20Al Reid35-16-10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1938-09-01Al Ragone20-33-12
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-08-18Ginger Foran61-10-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-07-28Jerry Mazza43-8-5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO48
1938-06-24Willie Felice12-20-3
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USAWKO38
1938-06-16Jimmy Lancaster22-15-11
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-06-02Sammy Crocetti8-10-3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO38
1938-05-14Young Chappie23-33-6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-04-27Harold Valan17-4-4
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-04-23Jimmy Lancaster21-14-11
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-03-22Armando Sicilia22-25-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1938-03-08Jimmy Lancaster19-13-11
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-02-26Nicky Jerome26-14-4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-02-12Eddie Voccia5-17-8
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-01-29Andre Sarilla2-30-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
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