Johnny Addie

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Johnny Addie, 2nd from left, at Tony DeMarco vs. Gaspar Ortega (2nd meeting): 2 December 1956
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  • Name: Johnny Addie
  • Birthname: Giovanni Addonizio
  • Born: 1902
  • Birthplace: Italy
  • Died: 1971-12-21 (Age:69)
  • Hometown: New York

Johnny Addie was an announcer at Madison Square Garden from 1948 and called virtually every major fight there until 1971, including The Fight of the Century between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. He also announced at New York City's St. Nicholas Arena from 1948-62.