Ralph DeJohn

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Name: Ralph DeJohn
Birth Name: Ralph DiGianni
Born: 1917-01-28
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
Died: 1984-10-14 (Age:67)
Hometown: Buffalo, New York, USA
Boxing Record: click

Ralph DeJohn boxed as an over-sized Middleweight and as a Light Heavyweight. He lost two fingers on his left hand as a boy after getting them severed by a freight train when he was stuck on the tracks. He still went on to KO former middleweight champ Babe Risko in seven, and took on future champs Joey Maxim and Ken Overlin in losing efforts.

Buried: Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay, NY.