Johnny Busso

36 12 1
15 KOs 4 KOs
Box-pro
division welter
status inactive
bouts 49
rounds 314
KOs 30.61%
career 1952-1961
debut 1952-12-04

ID# 012664
sex male
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 5′ 9″   /   175cm
residence New York, New York, USA
birth place Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

Boxing Pro 49 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1961-04-24 Joey Donovan 21 1 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L-UD
ref: Harold Valan 4-6   Fred Brunelli 3-6   Mike Davidowitch 3-7
1961-02-02 Al King 12 9 1
Sports Arena, Bristol
W-PTS
ref: Max Muravnick 46-45
1960-02-01 Len Matthews 21 3 1
Arena, Philadelphia
L-KO
2:48    ref: Joe Sweeney
1959-10-15 Battling Torres 28 0 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
L-KO
0:41    ref: Charley Randolph
Busso was knocked down three times.
1959-04-17 Kenny Lane 56 6 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood
L-TKO
ref: Mushy Callahan 45-49   George Latka 46-50   Frankie Van 46-50
1959-02-11 Joe Brown 90 20 11
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston
L-UD
ref: Jimmy Webb 141-148   Bill Cornelius 140-149   Ernie Taylor 138-147
World Lightweight Title
Busso was knocked down in the 9th.
1958-11-05 Joe Brown 90 19 11
Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach
W-UD
ref: Cy Gottfried 97-95   Fred Aaronson 97-93   Carl Gardner 98-94
1958-09-19 Carlos Ortiz 26 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-UD
ref: Al Berl 4-5   Joe Agnello 4-6   Leo Birnbaum 4-6
1958-06-27 Carlos Ortiz 26 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-SD
ref: Barney Felix 5-4   Bill Recht 5-4   Arthur Schwartz 4-6
1958-05-23 Lahouari Godih 47 3 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Mark Conn 7-2   Harold Barnes 8-2   Bill Recht 7-3
1958-04-11 Larry Boardman 38 6 0
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-TKO
2:59    ref: Tommy Rawson
1958-01-03 Paolo Rosi 26 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-SD
ref: Teddy Martin 5-6   Joe Agnello 4-6   Jack Gordon 5-4
1957-10-25 Gale Kerwin 24 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Teddy Martin 6-5   Jack Gordon 6-3   Bill Recht 5-4
Martin scored the bout even in rounds, but favored Busso in supplemental scoring.
1957-08-30 Ralph Dupas 65 8 6
Auditorium, Miami Beach
L-UD
ref: 96-97   Gus Jacobson 92-99   Eddie Thal 97-99
1957-06-28 Larry Boardman 34 4 0
Mechanics Building, Boston
W-UD
ref: Eddie Curley 97-90   James Carrig 96-94   Harry Sundberg 97-90
1957-05-14 Tommy Elder 17 3 0
Houston
W-TKO
1957-01-07 Bobby Courchesne 49 6 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L-SD
ref: Teddy Martin 5-6   Artie Aidala 4-5   Bert Grant 6-3
Martin scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Courchesne in supplemental scoring/
1956-10-01 Tommy Salem 27 6 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-SD
ref: Arthur Mercante 6-3   Mike Davidowitch 6-5   Nick Gamboli 4-5
Davidowitch scored the bout even in rounds, but favored Busso on supplemental scoring.
1956-06-15 Johnny DiGilio 28 7 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:39    ref: George Walsh
Busso was knocked down in the 4th. Bout was stopped on cuts over DiGilio's eyes.
1956-04-30 Orlando Zulueta 58 25 11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-SD
ref: Dave Feld 6-4   Frank Forbes 4-6   Arthur Schwartz 6-3
1956-03-15 Frankie Ippolito 17 2 1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-UD
Ippolito was down in the 1st.
1955-12-06 Dennis Pat Brady 79 23 6
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa
W-UD
Darrell Brown 96-95   Bob Diaz 96-94   Sam Klein 96-95
1955-11-08 Rocky Randell 50 11 5
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa
W-TKO
2:12    ref: Rocky Marciano

1955-10-10 Johnny Lissy 7 2 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-PTS
1955-04-18 Gene Poirier 11 1 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
L-TKO
1:16    ref: Mark Conn
1955-02-28 Cortez Jackson 12 8 3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
2:39    ref: Abe Simon
1954-11-19 Dennis Pat Brady 77 20 4
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-PTS
1954-07-29 Frederico Escalero 5 8 3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
2:05    ref: Teddy Martin
1954-07-08 Bernie Lynn 9 5 2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1954-06-24 Gus Robinson 3 10 2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
1954-05-17 Bernie Lynn 8 4 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1954-03-08 Frederico Escalero 5 7 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1954-02-08 Rocky Sullivan 58 32 10
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-PTS
1953-12-14 Johnny Betancourt 2 4 2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
1:48    ref: Petey Della
1953-11-20 Tommy Marciano 14 0 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
2:31    
1st pro loss for Marciano, who was undefeated in 17 fights
1953-10-09 Battleship Martinez 24 17 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W-TKO
1953-08-10 Des Shanley 20 8 4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-KO
1953-06-05 Tommy Marciano 7 0 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
L-PTS
1953-05-18 Frederico Escalero 4 2 1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
D-PTS
1953-04-27 Chick Boucher 34 15 4
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn
W-TKO
3:00    
Boucher was stopped on a cut right eye.
1953-04-02 Tommy Morgano 5 3 1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-KO
1953-03-19 Rene Roman 4 5 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-KO
1953-03-05 Frankie Ippolito 5 0 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-TKO
1953-02-19 Mike Estrado 0 1 0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS
1953-02-05 Earl Dennis 4 4 1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS
1953-01-22 Earl Dennis 4 3 1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS
1953-01-08 Mike Estrado debut
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS
1952-12-18 Johnny Betancourt debut
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS
1952-12-04 Rudy Rocco debut
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens
W-PTS