Joe Forchione

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Name: Joe Forchione
Alias: Young Frenchy
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Boxing Record: click

Joe "Frenchy" Forchione made his professional debut in 1931 and fought throughout the 1930s primarily in the state of Ohio. Upon retirement, Forchione served as a trainer for the likes of Rodney Bobick, who fought Larry Holmes and sparred with Muhammad Ali. He too served as a referee and worked George Chuvalo vs. Charles Couture.


  • The Bemidji Pioneer (1974, July 27) p. 4. Article
  • The Bemidji Pioneer (1974, Nov. 12) p. 7. Article
  • The Youngstown Vindicator (1970, Dec. 12) p. 9. Article