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Al Diamond
Global ID68206
sexmale
birthdate 1913-10-11
death date 1985-02-00 (71)
divisionmiddleweight
stanceorthodox
country USA
residencePaterson, New Jersey, USA
birth nameAl Pescatore
won 37 (KO 9) + lost 38 (KO 5) + drawn 6 = 84
rounds boxed 618
Newspaper Decisions won 5 : lost 2 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 36
Total Bouts 92 KO% 9.78
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1938-10-21Walter Woods44-3-1
Rochester, New York, USALTKO210
1938-03-07Eli Dodge14-19-8
Armory Arena, Miami, Florida, USALPTS88
1938-03-01Ben Brown39-5-0
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USALPTS1010
1938-01-25Solly Krieger63-14-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALKO110
time: 2:10
Diamond was knocked down twice
1938-01-14Jimmy Jones34-12-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1937-08-04Harry Balsamo30-2-0
Dyckman Oval, Manhattan, New York, USALPTS1010
Balsamo "although he threw his famed right hand many times he could not drop his rival although he had him wavering in the 9th". (New York Times).
1937-05-06Eddie Peirce34-11-8
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USALPTS1010
1936-06-06Johnny (Young) Summers41-33-13
Greyhound Stadium, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Source: Boxing 10/06/1936 page 19
1936-04-24Johnny (Young) Summers41-32-13
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Source: Boxing 29/04/1936 page 22
1936-04-05Archie Sexton166-29-22
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing April 8, 1936
1936-02-11Manuel Kid Abrew30-10-1
Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1212x3
1936-01-27Jack Fox
Opera House, Cork, IrelandWKO3
1936-01-19Frank Hough54-9-3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
Boxing January 22, 1936
1935-10-28Marcel Thil109-22-14
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceLPTS1010
1935-07-19Jackie Aldare53-26-12
Boardwalk Arena, Long Branch, New Jersey, USAWPTS610
This was a scheduled 10-rounder, but cut short to six rounds by a storm. Diamond scored a knockdown in round five and had a wide points lead, so the referee gave him the decision. Only three of the scheduled bouts were held.
1935-06-20Johnny O'Keefe50-18-9
Paterson, New Jersey, USALTKO3
1935-06-07Kid Leonard32-12-1
Stadium, Davenport, Iowa, USALPTS66
1935-06-04Solly Dukelsky30-14-10
Western Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO18
From the Chicago Tribune (Bob Soderman).
1935-04-12Frank Battaglia66-10-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
According to the Chicago Tribune, this was a disputed decision.
1935-03-29Gene Stanley6-1-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS66
See The Ring, June 1935, page 50.
1935-03-18Jack Gibbons22-0-0
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
"42nd straight win for Gibbons" Minneapolis Tribune
1935-03-04Frank Battaglia64-10-5
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALPTS1010
1935-02-26Toots Bernstein10-6-6
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USADPTS1010
1935-01-29Young Stuhley42-14-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1935-01-10Johnny Rossi37-7-3
Rikard Recreation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USALUD1010
Diamond was floored twice.
1935-01-01Tait Littman34-12-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALPTS1010
referee: Freddie Andrews
1934-10-26Joey Bazzone26-14-2
Northside Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USADPTS88
referee: Red Robinson | judge: Frank Brown | judge: Jimmy Beesen
1934-10-05Ken Overlin46-9-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1934-09-11Paul Pirrone58-21-3
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
referee: Jack Dempsey
Originally reported as a draw; AP makes the correction Sept. 12. New York Times
1934-08-27Red Burman18-10-0
Passaic, New Jersey, USALPTS88
This fight was provided by Laurence Fielding, it is reported in the Middletown Times Herald.
1934-08-10Jimmy Smith53-9-3
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1934-07-19Charley Rubin3-2-0
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1934-05-03Vince Dundee107-12-14
Armory, Paterson, New Jersey, USALPTS1515
referee: Phil Ehrhart
National Boxing Association World middleweight title
NYSAC World middleweight title
1934-02-08Ben Jeby51-10-4
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1934-01-01Joe Smallwood41-18-9
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1933-12-15Billy Hendrie13-2-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1933-12-12Joe Colucci14-18-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1933-12-04Al Palladino19-17-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO7
Bout stopped after Palladino was down for the third time. (New York Times)
1933-11-20Joe Biondi5-4-2
Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1933-10-06Joe McHale12-11-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1933-08-31Stanley Krannenberg8-7-2
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1933-08-21Phil Ross10-3-2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS55
1933-08-07Solly Krieger30-5-3
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1933-07-24Joe Kaminski17-2-2
NCND8
1933-07-13Benny Levine30-15-5
Park View Arena, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1933-06-22Thys Menger4-4-2
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWKO?
Number of rounds unknown
1933-03-17Joe McHale10-10-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1933-03-10Pat Haley83-42-10
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1933-02-16Johnny O'Keefe40-9-7
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1933-01-13Joe Duca1-3-0
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO58
Diamond suffered a cut eye
1932-12-26Joe Corelli7-13-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
1932-11-28Eddie Forster5-9-3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1932-11-24Joe Mandarano8-6-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1932-10-13Pete Susky29-7-11
Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWTKO58
Action from start to finish, both fighters were cut and bleeding. Referee Denny had Suskey's wound examined and the fight was stopped.
1932-09-30Jimmy Smith38-5-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1932-07-14Jackie Shupack24-11-8
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1932-06-02George Forrester9-1-1
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USALPTS66
1932-05-13Danny Hassett11-2-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1932-04-29Danny Hassett11-1-1
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1932-04-15Johnny Dixon13-12-2
Cambria A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1932-04-14Ted Goldie9-4-2
Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWPTS66
This bout was moved up to the semi-windup because of a no-show.
1932-03-21Freddie Fiducia5-1-0
Newark, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1932-02-12Billy Boyle6-0-1
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1932-02-08Freddie Fiducia5-0-0
Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1931-11-10Jimmy Abbott38-26-7
Llewellyn Hall, Orange, New Jersey, USAWNWS66
From the Newark Evening News (Herb Goldman).
1931-11-05Bob Lavery3-0-0
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS88
1931-06-18Mickey Biss13-5-1
Garfield, New Jersey, USADPTS88
1931-05-28Jackie Shupack21-9-7
Paterson, New Jersey, USALPTS1010
1931-04-09Alf Ros31-23-12
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1930-12-08Tommy Blake3-3-2
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWPTS66
1930-11-24George Forrester8-0-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1930-11-17George Forrester7-0-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1930-10-27Raul Landini8-0-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALPTS88
1930-10-10Johnny Curtin46-44-7
Paterson, New Jersey, USAWKO6
1930-10-07Tony Sessa2-2-0
Columbus Hall, Stamford, Connecticut, USALKO36
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