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Jorge Brescia
Global ID12119
sexmale
birthdate 1915-03-01
death date 1989-12-22 (74)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
reach82″   /   208cm
aliasJohnny
country Argentina
residenceUSA
birth placeArgentina
won 16 (KO 6) + lost 12 (KO 5) + drawn 0 = 28
rounds boxed 176 KO% 21.43
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1940-07-16Buddy Knox86-10-3
Hawkins Stadium, Albany, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-06-13Gunnar Barlund35-9-0
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS1010
1940-05-13Roy Lazer51-11-3
Riverside Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWPTS1010
Only 671 fans and a gate of $600
1940-02-29Buddy Knox80-10-2
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USALPTS1010
1940-02-16Gene Mickens14-8-0
Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
1940-01-08Maynard Daniels16-1-2
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWTKO710
referee: Ray Bowen
1939-12-11Danny Hassett36-10-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS88
1939-06-01Elza Thompson12-1-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USALTKO38
time: 2:04
1939-01-19Tony Galento73-23-5
Armory, Newark, New Jersey, USALKO110
time: 1:41 | referee: Whitey Healy
1938-10-13Tony Musto17-1-0
Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USALUD1010
referee: Bennie Bickers
1938-09-16Jack Roper58-39-10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USALPTS1010
referee: Jack Kennedy
1938-06-22Alex Kettles16-4-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-05-13Bob Tow34-22-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1938-01-21Jack McCarthy17-14-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1937-11-26Eddie Hogan23-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALTKO56
1937-09-11Eddie Blunt18-3-1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1937-07-06Bob Tow32-20-2
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWSD1010
referee: Muggsy Morris | judge: Bob Eller | judge: Dr. O.U. Singer
Morris and Eller voted for Brescia, Singer voted for Tow (Washington Post). According to The Ring, October 1937, page 61, this was a questionable decision.
1937-06-22Harry Thomas35-9-2
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USALTKO36
1937-05-10Marty Gallagher41-20-6
Turner's Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWUD1010
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1936-10-09Joe Louis26-1-0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALKO310
time: 2:12 | referee: Arthur Donovan
1936-06-19Abe Feldman32-6-2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWPTS44
An unpopular decision with the patrons. (New York Times)
1936-04-25George Nicholson3-1-0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO26
1936-01-24Frank Connolly15-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-11-25James Merriott5-7-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
referee: Joe McGuigan
1935-11-01Hans Kohlhaas2-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1935-09-24Paul Pross1-4-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO44
time: 2:22 | judge: George LeCron | judge: Charley Lynch
1935-08-07John Emery1-0-0
Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USAWKO14
1935-06-25Andy Wallace1-4-0
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWKO24
time: 1:26 | judge: Charley Lynch | judge: Tommy Shortell

 
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