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Tony DeMarco
Global ID9701
sexmale
birthdate 1932-01-14
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
aliasBoston Bomber
country USA
residenceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth placeBoston, Massachusetts, USA
birth nameLeo Liotta
won 58 (KO 33) + lost 12 (KO 7) + drawn 1 = 71
rounds boxed 432 KO% 46.48
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1962-02-06Stefan Redl32-10-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 97-96 | judge: Joe Santarpia 98-94 | judge: George Flate 97-95
1961-12-19Don Jordan51-20-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
time: 2:40 | referee: Billy Connelly
1960-02-10Denny Moyer23-1-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO210
time: 1:10 | referee: Eddie Curley 9-10 | judge: Joe Blumsack 9-10 | judge: Joe Heirty 9-10
Within 30 seconds after the fight started the pair bumped heads. DeMarco's eye was severely cut eventually causing a stoppage.
1959-04-20Eddie Connors22-4-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
Connors down in 6th
1959-03-11George Monroe48-17-4
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO810
time: 1:09 | referee: Jimmy McCarron
1958-01-21Virgil Akins46-17-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO1215
time: 1:53 | referee: Eddie Bradley 6-3 | judge: Joe Santarpia 5-4 | judge: James Carrig 9-2
Massachussets version of World Welterweight Title
Akins was down in the 4th. DeMarco was down in the 8th, 11th, and 12th.

1957-10-29Virgil Akins45-17-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALKO1415
time: 1:17 | referee: Jimmy McCarron 125-120 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 123-123 | judge: Joe Santarpia 120-121
Vacant Massachussets version of World Welterweight Title
Champion Carmen Basilio moved up to middleweight
DeMarco was down twice in the 10th, once in the 13th, and three times in the 14th. Akins was down in the 12th.

1957-05-25Walter Byars17-2-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWMD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 99-95 | judge: Joe Santoro 99-90 | judge: John Norton 96-96
1957-03-30Larry Boardman34-3-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 99-89 | judge: John Norton 99-89 | judge: Joe Santoro 96-89
Boardman was knocked down twice in the 5th
1957-02-09Gaspar Ortega40-6-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 99-93 | judge: John Norton 100-90 | judge: Joe Santoro 98-91
1956-12-21Gaspar Ortega39-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Mark Conn 5-7 | judge: Joe Agnello 5-6 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 6-4
1956-11-23Gaspar Ortega38-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 3-6 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-4
1956-10-13Kid Gavilan104-21-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 98-94 | judge: James Carrig 99-97 | judge: Joe Santoro 97-94
1956-06-16Vince Martinez50-3-0
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 96-93 | judge: Joe Santoro 91-87 | judge: Jimmy McCarron 98-95
1956-04-28Arthur Persley50-7-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 98-94 | judge: Joe Blumsack 99-93 | judge: James Carrig 98-92
1956-03-05Wallace Bud Smith31-14-6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO910
time: 0:44 | referee: Jimmy McCarron
1955-11-30Carmen Basilio47-11-7
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO1215
time: 1:54 | referee: Mel Manning 106-103 | judge: Joe Santoro 104-97 | judge: Joe Santarpia 106-103
World Welterweight Title
DeMarco was down twice in the 12th.
1955 Fight of the Year - The Ring Magazine

1955-09-14Chico Vejar63-4-1
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO110
time: 2:40
Welterweight Title Eliminator
Vejar was down twice

1955-06-10Carmen Basilio44-11-7
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USALTKO1215
time: 1:52 | referee: Harry Kessler 2-8 | judge: Frank Forbes 3-8 | judge: Bert Grant 4-7
World Welterweight Title
1955-04-01Johnny Saxton46-3-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO1415
time: 2:20 | referee: Mel Manning 127-122 | judge: Jim Shaughnessy 128-121 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 123-125
World Welterweight Title
Saxton was down once in the 14th.

1955-02-11Jimmy Carter72-17-8
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USADPTS1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 97-96 | judge: Harry Sundberg 94-99 | judge: Joe Blumsack 96-96
1954-11-06Pat Manzi27-9-5
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO110
time: 1:06 | referee: Mel Manning
Manzi was knocked down three times
1954-09-25Chris Christensen26-4-2
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
time: 2:10 | referee: Jimmy McCarron
Christensen was knocked down once in the 5th and twice in the 6th.
1954-07-12George Araujo52-5-1
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
time: 0:58 | referee: Eddie Curley
1954-05-22Johnny Cesario85-12-4
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Tommy Rawson 98-87 | judge: Joe Heirty 100-93 | judge: Dinny Glynn 100-92
1954-04-24Carlos Chavez60-24-9
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Eddie Curley 100-90 | judge: James Carrig 100-95 | judge: Harry Sundberg 98-96
1954-03-15Wilbur Wilson22-18-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO210
time: 2:36 | referee: Mel Manning
1954-01-18Wilbur Wilson22-17-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 99-92 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 100-87 | judge: Joe Blumsack 97-93
1953-12-12Teddy Davis57-49-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Jimmy McCarron 100-91 | judge: Harry Sundberg 100-94 | judge: Joe Santoro 99-90
1953-10-10Paddy DeMarco65-10-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD1010
referee: Joe Zapustas 96-97 | judge: John Glynn 98-95 | judge: Tom McNeeley Sr. 97-96
1953-09-19Chick Boucher32-17-5
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
time: 0:33 | referee: Jimmy McCarron
1953-09-10Bertie Conn9-4-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO110
time: 0:46 | referee: Joe Zapustas
1953-08-03Terry Young70-27-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
time: 1:22 | referee: Tommy Rawson
1953-07-18Pat Demers54-34-4
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO610
time: 3:00 | referee: Danny Sears
1953-06-25Jimmy Redding6-8-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO28
time: 1:15
1953-06-13Ken Parsley8-13-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO68
1952-05-15Gene Poirier4-0-1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS88
1952-05-01Brian Kelly16-4-2
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLUD88
1952-03-06Puggy Brown1-1-0
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO5
1952-03-01Jackie O'Brien47-5-5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWSD88
1952-02-26Abdoul Ali5-1-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO28
1952-02-18Freeman King9-4-2
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWSD88
1952-01-26Julio Colon13-20-3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO36
1952-01-15Llewellyn Richardson
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York, USAWPTS66
1951-12-17Manny Santos3-1-1
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USAWTKO26
time: 2:18
1951-12-07Joe Torrens26-16-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS44
1951-11-27Stanley Hilliard4-18-1
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USAWKO4
1951-10-01Freeman King8-1-1
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD66
1951-03-12Chick Boucher26-9-3
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO44
DeMarco's left eye was badly gashed in the third round. Dr. Nicholas King refused to let DeMarco come out for the fourth round.
1951-02-19Reggie Martina7-9-6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO14
time: 2:52
1951-01-18Larry Griffin29-5-4
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWUD88
1951-01-11Ken Murray32-12-2
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USAWKO28
time: 2:32
Murray was knocked down in the 1st round
1950-12-11Ken Murray32-11-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD66
1950-10-30Joe Wright5-6-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD66
1950-10-09Des Shanley3-3-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD44
Shanley down in the fourth.
1950-09-25Bobby Weaver3-1-0
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWTKO34
time: 2:19
Weaver down twice in the second, and once in the third.
1950-09-19Ricky Ferreira3-6-5
Page Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1950-07-10Roger Ringuette11-9-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO14
Ringuette down three times in the round.
1950-02-20Bobby Veal2-7-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO26
time: 1:52
1950-01-09Art Suffoletta13-0-1
New Haven, Connecticut, USALRTD56
1949-12-19Frankie Steele4-3-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO34
time: 1:17 | referee: Tom McNeeley
1949-11-14Frankie Steele4-2-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWSD44
Steele down in the third round.
1949-10-21Vic Young25-41-5
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO16
time: 2:58
1949-10-07Jay White13-19-2
Providence, Rhode Island, USALPTS66
1949-09-12Roger Lessard12-20-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO56
time: 2:11
1949-02-17Ray Dulmaine25-35-6
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWRTD16
Dulmaine retired in his corner with a cut eye.
1949-01-14Joe Palaza14-42-7
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO26
1948-12-14George Silva2-3-0
North Street Arena, Salem, Massachusetts, USAWPTS66
1948-12-10Billy Shea3-16-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO34
1948-11-16Meteor Jones1-4-0
Salem Arena, Salem, Massachusetts, USAWKO24
1948-10-21Meteor Jones1-2-0
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO16
time: 2:10

 
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