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Alex Costica
Global ID54333
sexmale
birthdate 1895-00-00
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
aliasJohnny Alex
country Romania
residence
birth nameAlexandrescu Costica
won 19 (KO 9) + lost 15 (KO 5) + drawn 6 = 40
rounds boxed 357
Newspaper Decisions won 4 : lost 4 : drawn
rounds boxed 54
Total Bouts 48 KO% 18.75
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1924-05-20Jack Reeves29-10-17
Arena, Vernon, California, USALKO24
1921-05-09Tommy Loughran7-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala). Costica was billed as "Johnny Alex."
1920-10-09Pal Reed22-3-2
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
Costica was billed as "Johnny Alecks" for this fight.
1920-10-04Mike McTigue35-7-1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaLPTS1515
1920-09-20Mike McTigue34-7-1
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaLKO515
1920-07-01Al Nelson13-6-7
Lynn, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
1920-05-23Sid Burns57-17-4
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomDPTS2020x3
1920-05-08Jean Audouy11-16-4
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO610
1920-04-22Jack Hart
Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1920-03-30Gabriel Pionnier6-5-3
Cirque de Paris, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS66
1920-02-27Geo Legrand1-2-0
Nouveau Cirque, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO610
1920-01-30Al Nelson11-6-7
Farrington A.C., Brockton, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
Boston Globe 31 January 1920
1920-01-02Al Nelson10-6-6
Farrington A.C., Brockton, Massachusetts, USADPTS1212
1919-10-06Joe Eagan52-31-20
Framingham A.C., Framingham, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
1919-09-27Johnny McLaughlin2-1-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from two Philadelphia newspapers: Public Ledger; Inquirer. Costica was billed as "Johnny Alex."
1919-09-12Pal Reed13-1-0
Marlborough Driving Club, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USALPTS1212
1919-08-15Joe DeMaris2-1-0
Marlborough, Massachusetts, USAWKO610
1916-10-04Young Ahearn18-6-1
Sohmer Park, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLRTD510
1916-05-13Les Darcy40-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO420
referee: Arthur Scott
World Middleweight Title
Australian Version
The police stopped the fight after Costica had been badly punished
The Argus May 15, 1916

1916-02-25Joe Herrick3-0-3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Milwaukee Free Press
1916-01-11Mickey McIntyre15-2-13
Quebec City, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
1915-12-15Al Rogers26-10-12
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1915-11-27Johnny Lustig4-4-1
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1915-11-20Mickey McIntyre15-2-12
Shawinigan, Quebec, CanadaDPTS1010
1915-11-17Mike Farrell1-0-0
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWPTS1010
1915-11-03Johnny Lore4-6-1
Canadian A.C., Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
"...Costica had the advantage in weight, height and reach, yet Lore had the better of the argument throughout..."Calgary Herald
1915-10-27Bill Schaefer1-0-0
Montreal, Quebec, CanadaWTKO610
1915-10-04Young Jack O'Brien7-2-3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Costica (Paul Zabala).
1915-09-20Joe Phelan1-2-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1915-07-27Tyrone Costello2-2-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Costello.
1915-07-20Otto Hughes
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Costica.
1915-06-11Freddie Kelly4-3-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Kelly from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1915-01-07Kid Doyle
Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
Manchester Evening News - Friday 08 January 1915
1914-12-26Fred Delaney12-8-1
West London Stadium, London, United KingdomDPTS1010x3
1914-12-17Gus Platts4-2-1
Liverpool, Merseyside, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1914-12-03Anton the Greek5-0-0
West London Stadium, London, United KingdomWTKO1115x3
Greek fought under his actual name, Theodore Antonopoulos.
1914-11-20Tom McCormick14-3-2
Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWDQ1015x3
1914-11-05Gunner James Durn2-6-0
West London Stadium, London, United KingdomLDQ615x3
1914-10-10Henri Demlen15-5-7
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1914-07-04Harry Duncan16-11-3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLKO415x3
1914-06-25Georges Gouraud
Margency, Val-d'Oise, FranceWTKO510
1914-06-13Dick Nelson78-12-17
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomWPTS1515x3
1914-05-01Gaston Pottier3-1-3
Premierland, Paris, Paris, FranceWKO110
Exact date is unavailable.
1914-04-16Jean LeBastard1-3-1
Chantilly, Oise, FranceWDQ1010
1914-03-27Gaston Pottier3-1-2
Premierland, Paris, Paris, FranceDPTS1010
1914-03-14Henri Decoin0-1-0
Wonderland, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS?
1914-02-06Pierre Perche0-1-0
Premierland, Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO410
1913-12-01Henri Decoin
Neuilly, Hauts-de-Seine, FranceWKO510
Exact date is not available.

 
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