Joey Fontana

ID# 043903

Pro Boxing
77 26 12
20 KOs 1 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 115
rounds 737
KOs 17.39%

status inactive
career 1935-1947
birth name Joseph P. Fontana
alias Baby Face Fontana
born 1916-01-16
nationality
USA
death date 1999-07-05 / age 83
debut 1935-06-13
division light
height 5′ 5″   /   165cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
New York, New York, USA

Pro Boxing Career

115 boutspage
1
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1947-07-01 Willie Pep 109 1 1
Hawkins Stadium, Albany
L
KO
1947-03-29 Frankie Rubino 34 22 5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1947-03-08 Bernie Bernard 18 4 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
L
SD
1947-02-08 Frankie Rubino 34 21 5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
UD
1946-12-09 Eddie Compo 29 1 1
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence
L
UD
1946-10-24 Davey Allen 20 5 2
Masonic Hall, Highland Park
L
PTS
1946-09-28 Georgie Knox 21 43 4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
KO
1946-09-06 Richie Miyashiro 13 34 2
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach
W
PTS
1945-09-12 Rocco Progano 17 33 8
MacArthur Stadium, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1942-01-27 Allie Stolz 43 4 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1941-12-15 Lulu Costantino 43 0 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L
PTS
1941-12-01 Lulu Costantino 42 0 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L
PTS
1941-11-10 Joey Silva 15 36 6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1941-09-25 Charley Roberts 11 6 2
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1941-07-15 Patsy Giovanelli 28 1 1
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens
L
UD
1941-07-10 Henry Hook 123 74 16
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1941-06-12 Mickey Farber 41 12 5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1941-05-27 Mickey Farber 41 11 5
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens
W
PTS
1941-05-06 Maurice Arnault 47 30 9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1941-03-14 Danny Bartfield 23 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
PTS
1941-02-25 Bobby Ruffin 29 12 5
New York Coliseum, Bronx
L
PTS
1941-01-28 Bobby Ruffin 29 12 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx
D
PTS
1940-11-25 Sal Bartolo 26 8 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
PTS
1940-11-12 Everett Rightmire 125 24 15
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1940-10-01 Lenny Mancini 19 2 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1940-08-15 Carl Guggino 105 32 21
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1940-08-02 Al Roth 46 25 13
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1940-07-15 Charley Varre 22 4 5
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1940-06-27 Texas Lee Harper 25 14 6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
KO
1940-06-07 Texas Lee Harper 25 13 6
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1940-04-27 Texas Lee Harper 24 11 6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1940-04-16 Lenny Mancini 17 2 1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1940-03-30 Mickey Farber 39 10 5
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1940-02-26 Eddie Zivic 40 36 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
D
PTS
1940-02-05 Irving Eldridge 55 10 9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
D
PTS
1940-01-20 Jimmy Vaughn 63 48 10
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1939-12-09 Pat Foley 34 10 4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1939-11-11 Joey Greb 52 51 12
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1939-10-23 Al Reid 48 21 11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
PTS
1939-10-09 Al Reid 47 21 11
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
L
PTS
1939-09-25 Bobby Ivy 24 5 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
PTS
1939-09-18 Jimmy Lancaster 24 29 15
Armory, Newport News
W
PTS
1939-08-01 Lew Jenkins 35 15 4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens
L
PTS
1939-07-17 Frankie Terranova 29 53 4
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens
W
PTS
1939-07-03 Hank Nakamura 13 2 6
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst
W
PTS
1939-06-15 Joe De Jesus 15 10 3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1939-06-01 Pete Mascia 28 49 13
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1939-05-03 Jack Sharkey Jr 32 8 6
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
TKO
1939-04-25 Emil Cody 18 18 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1939-03-28 Jose Hernandez 8 4 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1939-03-17 Allie Stolz 21 0 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
PTS
1939-02-25 Paul 'Tennessee' Lee 58 53 17
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1939-02-14 Bernie Friedkin 44 5 9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1939-01-24 Bernie Friedkin 44 5 8
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1938-12-20 Ray Ingram 56 40 20
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-11-29 Al Reid 39 16 11
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS

1938-11-15 Vince Dell'Orto 24 10 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-11-07 Paul 'Tennessee' Lee 58 49 17
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
PTS
1938-10-18 Al Reid 37 16 10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1938-09-29 Johnny Mirabella 12 31 6
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1938-09-20 Al Reid 35 16 10
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1938-09-01 Al Ragone 21 34 12
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-08-18 Ginger Foran 61 10 3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-07-28 Jerry Mazza 44 9 5
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
KO
1938-06-24 Willie Felice 12 20 3
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach
W
KO
1938-06-16 Jimmy Lancaster 22 15 11
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-06-02 Sammy Crocetti 9 11 3
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1938-05-14 Young Chappie 23 33 6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-04-27 Harold Valan 17 4 4
Hippodrome, New York
W
PTS
1938-04-23 Jimmy Lancaster 21 14 11
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-03-22 Armando Sicilia 25 28 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1938-03-08 Jimmy Lancaster 19 13 11
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-02-26 Nicky Jerome 26 14 4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-02-12 Eddie Voccia 5 18 8
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1938-01-29 Andre Sarilla 3 33 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1937-11-05 Jack Sharkey Jr 28 3 4
Hippodrome, New York
L
PTS
1937-10-25 Johnny Mirabella 11 20 5
Royal Windsor Palace, New York
D
PTS
1937-10-16 Johnny Scibelli 29 17 7
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
KO
1937-09-28 Harold Valan 12 0 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1937-08-31 Jimmy English 15 14 6
Canarsie Stadium, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1937-08-17 Vince Dell'Orto 13 5 4
Canarsie Stadium, Brooklyn
D
PTS
1937-08-03 Tony Pagano 8 9 6
Canarsie Stadium, Brooklyn
W
KO
1937-07-20 Jimmy Lancaster 14 10 9
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1937-06-07 Joey Wach 23 10 6
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens
W
PTS
1937-05-15 Jack Sharkey Jr 26 3 3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
L
PTS
1937-05-01 Willie Felice 11 13 3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1937-04-21 Jack Sharkey Jr 25 3 3
Hippodrome, New York
L
PTS
1937-03-15 Johnny Scibelli 27 15 7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
PTS
1937-03-03 Tony Pagano 7 7 6
Hippodrome, New York
W
PTS
1937-02-20 Benny Johnson 2 16 3
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
TKO
1937-02-13 Jimmy Lorenzo 16 59 5
Mecca Temple, New York
W
KO
1937-01-30 Skippy Allen 54 40 7
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1937-01-19 Joe Coskey 4 19 1
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1936-12-09 Jimmy English 10 10 5
Hippodrome, New York
L
PTS
1936-11-21 Gamelin Dumas 1 0 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1936-11-16 Al Ortiz 0 2 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York
W
TKO
1936-11-05 Al Simmons 4 13 1
Mecca Sports Arena, New York
W
PTS
1936-10-24 Jimmy Coyne 3 0 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
W
PTS
1936-10-08 Joe Coskey 4 15 0
Mecca Sports Arena, New York
W
TKO
1936-10-03 Petey Della 1 0 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn
D
PTS
115 boutspage
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