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Tommy Forte
Global ID43922
sexmale
birthdate 1918-11-22
death date 2001-01-15 (82)
divisionbantamweight
stancesouthpaw
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
won 44 (KO 21) + lost 14 (KO 2) + drawn 2 = 61
rounds boxed 405 KO% 34.43
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1947-11-13Willie Weasel16-10-1
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO18
1947-10-16Jose Aponte Torres33-61-9
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1947-06-23Archie Wilmer22-17-1
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1947-05-08Willie Alexander11-32-4
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
1941-12-08Pedro Hernandez44-7-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1941-11-10Pedro Hernandez43-7-3
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USALKO110
time: 2:40
1941-10-27Lou Transparenti29-20-0
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWUD1010
1941-09-08Harry Jeffra68-10-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1941-06-16Lou Salica53-11-12
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1515
referee: Irving Kutcher 5-9 | 7-8
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
This may have been for the Pennsylvania version instead of the NBA version
1941-04-28Spider Armstrong31-17-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Forte was in trouble in the first two rounds but rallied. He finished with split lips. (New York Times)
1941-04-17Johnny Marcelline36-21-9
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1941-03-17Victor Corchado12-19-6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
1941-02-13Small Montana79-18-9
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWMD88
1941-01-13Lou Salica51-10-12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALMD1515
referee: Irving Kutcher
National Boxing Association World bantamweight title
Scoring: 7-7-1, 7-7-1 (favored Salica however due to big 15th), 7-6-2
1940-12-13Pablo Dano113-54-38
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1940-11-11Joey Archibald56-22-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
1940-10-21Lou Salica50-9-12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Irving Kutcher
Salica was down for a nine count in the 3rd round.
1940-09-12Pete DeGrasse78-63-31
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1940-08-02Victor Corchado11-13-4
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1940-06-17Paulie Jackson0-3-0
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1940-03-25Lou Transparenti23-12-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
1940-01-15Billy Passan27-11-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1939-12-11Johnny Marcelline30-16-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
1939-11-21Johnny Marcelline29-15-7
Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1939-11-02Andre Sarilla4-37-0
Madrid Palestra, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
referee: Benny Leonard
1939-09-29Andre Sarilla3-36-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
Source: Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1939-09-21Tommy Dawson
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
1939-08-17Victor Corchado9-10-3
Garden Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1939-07-10Sammy LaPorte18-9-5
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCNC810
The ringside, representative State Athletic Commissioner ruled this "no contest."
1939-06-12Ted Christie36-13-2
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
Forte had been inactive since his last fight with Christie, having sustained a back injury in that bout.
1938-09-29Ted Christie34-8-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1938-08-17Small Montana72-11-9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS66
1938-07-19Billy Passan18-7-4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1938-06-29Joe Transparenti18-20-4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
1938-05-12Joe Maffei18-15-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
1938-04-22Izzy Kaplan7-5-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1938-04-04Johnny Marcelline19-9-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
Reported as the fourth meeting between these two boxers.
1938-03-18Billy Passan15-6-3
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1938-02-24Bobby Green12-10-6
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1938-02-07Al Brown3-4-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1938-01-07Al Brown2-3-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1937-12-23Joe Maffei18-12-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1937-09-30Sammy LaPorte11-1-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1937-07-27Henry Hook76-35-4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1937-07-01Damasco Seda8-36-4
Cambria Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
This was reported to be Forte's 17th consecutive win.
1937-06-15Sammy Garcia10-3-4
Baker Bowl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1937-05-06Willie Cubic24-19-5
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO68
1937-04-22Johnny Marcelline12-5-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1937-04-01Jose Obregon8-18-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
1937-03-02Patsy Capuano
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
1937-02-18Sammy LaPorte10-0-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO38
LaPorte suffered a broken hand.
1937-02-08Freddie Lattanzio18-40-7
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1937-01-28Joe Transparenti16-11-4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO58
1936-12-11Johnny Marcelline7-2-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
Forte gained his eighth victory, by defeating Marcelline for the second straight time. From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-11-20Johnny Marcelline7-1-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-10-01Frankie Spina0-9-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
1936-04-03Jimmy DeMarco4-8-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO16
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid). This fight was not held on April 13, as previously shown.
1936-03-20Frankie McCann0-9-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
1936-02-21Frankie Spina0-7-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1936-02-10Roy Thomas
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO24
1936-02-06Frankie McCann0-8-1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26

 
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