Oddone Piazza

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Name: Oddone Piazza
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birthplace: Valli del Pasubio, Veneto, Italy
Died: 1967-09-21 (Age:58)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 178cm
Reach: 185cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Division: Middleweight
Manager: Dan Carroll
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Oddone Piazza arrived on the Roma with the Italian National Boxing Team on January 27, 1930, to compete in an International Tournament against the United States and Germany in Boston (Feb 3), New York (Feb 10), and Grand Rapids (Feb 17). He was scheduled to return to Italy on Feb 22nd. But circumstances allowed Piazza and Werther Arcelli to remain in Boston where they turned professional. He returned to Italy for several years before returning to the United States. He later became a US citizen and settled in Dorchester, MA.

Main sources of information for record: Boston Globe; Sessant'Anni di Pugilato Italiano.