Battling Battalino boxer

Battling Battalino boxer
bouts
88
won
57
lost
26
draw
3
Status
inactive
Division
featherweight
Debut
1927-06-06
Height
5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach
65″/165cm
Age
69
Born
1908-02-18
Death
1977-07-25
Nationality
USA

Christopher Battaglia was born on February 18, 1908 to an Italian family in Hartford, Connecticut. The son of Italian immigrants, he never attended High School, but worked in a typewriter factory and labored in the tobacco fields. A good amateur boxer, Battalino won the National AAU featherweight championship in Boston in 1927. He had fifty-nine amateur bouts, knocking out forty-six of his opponents.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1940-01-30 Dick Turcotte LWWWLW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford LOST
Points
1939-12-04 George Martin WWLWLL Valley Arena, Holyoke LOST
Unanimous decision
1939-11-16 George Pepe WWWDLL Arena, New Haven DRAW
Points
1939-10-30 Jerry Maloni WLWDWW Valley Arena, Holyoke WIN
Split-decision
1939-09-26 Frankie Young WLDLWL Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1939-09-12 Frankie Young LWLDLW Capitol Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Points
1939-09-05 Johnny Castonguay L Capitol Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1939-08-08 Felix Garcia LWLLLL Capitol Park Arena, Hartford WIN
KO
1939-07-25 Oscar Suggs LLLWWD Capitol Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Points
1939-07-11 Sal Canata LWLWWL Capitol Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1936-07-06 Howard Scott WWWWWW South Park Arena, Hartford LOST
Points
1936-06-15 Howard Scott WWWWWW Griffith Stadium, Washington LOST
Points
1936-04-08 Al Roth WWLLLL Star Casino, New York LOST
Points
1936-02-25 Joey Greb DLLDWL New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
Points
1936-02-05 Midget Mexico WLWWWL Star Casino, New York WIN
Points
1936-01-30 Pete Nebo WLLWLL Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1934-11-26 Jimmy Leto WWLDLW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford LOST
Points
1934-10-23 Cocoa Kid WWWLWL Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1934-10-01 Lew Feldman WLLDWW South Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Points
1934-09-11 Lew Feldman WWLLDW White City Stadium, West Haven LOST
Points
1934-07-24 Jackie Davis WWLDWD South Park Arena, Hartford WIN
Points
1934-06-08 Antonio Cerdan DLLL Estadio Riachuelo, Río de Janeiro WIN
Points
1933-08-09 Phil Rafferty LLLLLW Polo Grounds, New York LOST
Split-decision
1933-07-28 Benny Whitler DDDLLL Woodcliff Park, Poughkeepsie WIN
KO
1932-10-21 Barney Ross WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1932-09-05 Eddie Holmes LWLLWW Providence LOST
Points
1932-08-11 Billy Townsend LLWWLL Ebbets Field, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1932-07-28 Willie Hines WWWWLL Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
KO
1932-07-19 Frankie Petrolle LWWLLW Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens LOST
Points
1932-06-28 Frankie Petrolle LLWWLL Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens LOST
Points
1932-05-20 Billy Petrolle WLWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1932-03-24 Billy Petrolle LWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Technical knockout
1932-03-11 Eddie Ran WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1932-02-24 Billy Shaw LLLLLL Coliseum, Saint Louis WIN
KO
1932-01-27 Freddie Miller WLWWWW Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati NC
No Contest
1931-12-11 Al Singer LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1931-11-19 Bushy Graham WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
KO
1931-11-04 Earl Mastro WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Majority decision
1931-10-12 Roger Bernard WLWLWL Arena, Philadelphia LOST
Majority decision
1931-09-24 Bushy Graham WWWWWW Redland Field, Cincinnati LOST
Split-decision
1931-09-15 Eddie Shea LWWWLW Hurley Stadium, East Hartford WIN
Points
1931-07-23 Freddie Miller WWWWWW Redland Field, Cincinnati WIN
Unanimous decision
1931-07-01 Bobby Brady WLWLWL Baseball Park, Jersey City WIN
Points
1931-06-15 Johnny Datto WWWLLL Hurley Stadium, East Hartford WIN
KO
1931-05-22 Fidel LaBarba DWWLDW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1931-04-20 Andy Martin WWLWWW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1931-03-20 Andy Callahan LWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1931-03-06 Young Zazzarino WWLDWW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1931-01-23 Eddie Shea LWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-12-12 Kid Chocolate WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-10-20 Young Zazzarino LWWWLD Oakland Arena, Jersey City LOST
1930-09-24 Louis 'Kid' Kaplan LWWWWW Hurley Stadium, East Hartford LOST
Points
1930-09-05 Roger Bernard WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Points
1930-08-18 Bud Taylor WLWWLW Hurley Stadium, East Hartford WIN
Points
1930-07-24 Cecil Payne DWWWWW Redland Field, Cincinnati LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-07-15 Ignacio Fernandez WLLLLW Hurley Stadium, East Hartford WIN
KO
1930-06-10 Cecil Payne WLWDWW Redland Field, Cincinnati LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-05-21 Vic Burrone WLDLWL Meyers Bowl, North Braddock WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-05-05 Lew Massey WWLWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Majority decision
1930-04-25 Bushy Graham WLLDWW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1930-04-14 Benny Nabors WWWWLW Buckingham Hall, Waterbury WIN
KO
1930-03-20 Bud Taylor DLWDWL Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Points
1930-02-25 Ignacio Fernandez WWWWLL Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1930-01-20 Lew Massey WWWWDW Arena, Philadelphia LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-01-09 Phil Verdi LWLWWW Arena, New Haven WIN
Technical knockout
1929-09-23 Andre Routis LWLLLL Hurley Stadium, East Hartford WIN
Points
1929-07-26 Panama Al Brown WWWWWW Bulkeley Stadium, Hartford WIN
Points
1929-06-05 Eddie Lord WWWWWW Bulkeley Stadium, Hartford WIN
Points
1929-02-21 Tony Leto WWWWWW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1929-02-07 Joe Curry WLWWWD Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1929-01-04 Ralph Nischo LWDLLW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
KO
1928-12-06 Jimmy Garcia WWW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Technical knockout
1928-11-15 Milton Cohen LDWWWL Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1928-10-26 Jules Sombathy WLWWLW Foot Guard Hall, Hartford WIN
Points
1928-09-17 Milton Cohen WLDWWW Velodrome, Hartford WIN
Points
1928-07-16 Jimmy Scully WLLWWL Velodrome, Hartford WIN
KO
1928-04-03 Johnny Ciccone WLWWLL Arena, New Haven LOST
Points
1928-02-20 Johnny Ciccone LWLWWL Arena, New Haven WIN
Points
1927-12-02 Philly Griffin WLLLWW Stanley Arena, New Britain DRAW
Points
1927-11-12 Jimmy Bones WWWLLL State Armory, Bridgeport WIN
Points
1927-09-22 Joe Curry WLLWLL Arena, New Haven DRAW
Points
1927-09-15 Joe Curry LDWLLW Arena, New Haven WIN
Points
1927-08-25 Frisco Bautista WLWLWL White City Stadium, West Haven WIN
Technical knockout
1927-08-04 Tony DePalma WWLWWL White City Stadium, West Haven WIN
Points
1927-07-28 Kid Wagner WWLLWW Arena, New Haven WIN
Technical knockout
1927-07-08 Jimmy Horsburgh LWDLLL Nutmeg Stadium, New Haven NC
1927-06-30 Jimmy Rossi WLWLW Arena, New Haven WIN
KO
1927-06-06 Archie Rosenberg debut Velodrome, Hartford WIN
KO