Johnny Persol

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Name: Johnny Persol
Alias: Pep
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birthplace: USA
Stance: Orthodox
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Johnny Persol won the 1960 160lb Novice New York Daily News Golden Gloves' championship and the 1961 160lb Open New York Daily News Golden Gloves' championship. Also in 1961 he won the 160lb New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions vs. Charles Clemons of Washington, DC and the 160lb Intercity Golden Gloves' championship vs. Jimmy Ellis. Persol trained at the Police Athletic Leagues Wynn Center in Brooklyn, New York. Persol was ranked ninth among heavyweights by Ring Magazine in 1967. He is a member of the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame.



Preceded by:
Bruno Soccolich
New York Daily News Golden Gloves
Novice Middleweight Champion

1960
Succeeded by:
Lawrence Price
Preceded by:
Teddy Pagan
New York Daily News Golden Gloves
Open Middleweight Champion

1961
Succeeded by:
John James
Preceded by:
Bob Warthen
New York Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Middleweight Champion

1961
Succeeded by:
Tournament ends
Preceded by:
Leotis Martin
Intercity Golden Gloves
Middleweight Champion

1961
Succeeded by:
Tournament ends until 1977




Story on Johnny Persol [1]

Johnny Persol in New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame [2]