Gary Balletto boxer

Gary Balletto boxer
bouts
36
won
31
lost
3
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
lightweight
Debut
1996-05-11
Height
5′ 8″/173cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1975-05-21
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Gary Balletto (born May 21, 1975) is a world champion boxer. He has won 3 lightweight titles since 1996 The International Boxing Union |IBU, The Eastern Boxing Association|EBA and The United States Boxing Federation |USBF belts). Outside the ring, in his hometown of Providence, Rhode Island, Balletto is the New England representative for the Joint Association of Boxers (JAB), owns a boxing gym- Balletto’s Boxing Gym, a realty company- Balletto Realty, and a construction company- Balletto Construction. He has 3 children, Gary, Hailey, and Aiden.Balletto turned pro just 10 days before his 21st birthday, amassing a 30–3–2 record in a 10-year career of boxing, 26 by way of knock out. One of his three losses came to Michael Clark (a unanimous decision in 10 rounds at Foxwoods), who would later appear on the ESPN reality show "Contender Season 2" as a team-mate of Balletto, where they both were on the Gold Team. Another loss came to Gregorio Vargas, a former WBC Featherweight champion and IBA Super-Featherweight champion, to whom Balletto lost his IBU title.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2006-12-01 Matthew Strode WWWWWW Convention Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
2006-02-06 Norberto Bravo WLLLW Contender Gymnasium, Pasadena LOST
Unanimous decision
2006-01-21 Aaron Torres WWWWWL Contender Gymnasium, Pasadena WIN
Split-decision
2003-10-31 Gregorio Vargas WWLWWW Convention Center, Providence LOST
Majority decision
2003-07-25 Luis Alfonso Lizarraga LLWLLD Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
2003-05-30 Frank Houghtaling WDDWLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
2003-03-21 Johnny Walker WWWLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
2003-01-11 Juan Polo Perez LLLLLL Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence WIN
KO
2002-10-25 Michael Clark LWWLWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket LOST
Unanimous decision
2002-07-26 Alric Johnson WLLLWL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
KO
2002-03-01 Mike DiBenedetto WWDDWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
2001-12-07 John Trigg LLWLWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Corner retirement
2001-11-16 Fray Luis Sierra WWWLWL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Technical knockout
2001-06-02 Joseph Figueroa LWLDLL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Unanimous decision
2001-05-04 Freddy Cruz LWLLLL Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville WIN
Unanimous decision
2001-03-02 John Scalzi LLWWWW Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Technical knockout
2001-02-09 Hector Arroyo LWWLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
2000-12-22 Larry O'Shields LLWLWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
2000-11-17 Richard Dinkins LLLLLL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Technical knockout
2000-02-25 Glenn Forde LWLLWL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston DRAW
Points
1999-11-24 Teddy Worth LLLLWL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Technical knockout
1999-01-29 Duron Wilson WLWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
1998-12-12 Forbes David LLLLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
KO
1998-10-24 Alonzo Sojourney LLLLLL Roseland Ballroom, Taunton WIN
Technical knockout
1998-08-02 Manuel Santiago LLWLLL TD Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1998-06-19 Felix Marti LLLLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1998-06-05 Dominick Monaco LLWLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1998-03-27 Hector Querio LLDLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1998-02-20 Gerry Ocampo LLLLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
KO
1997-12-05 Alex Ortiz LLLLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1997-10-23 Jose LaPorte LL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1997-09-25 Rafael Pina LL Strand Theatre, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
1997-03-13 Barton Velez Strand Theatre, Providence WIN
KO
1996-10-25 Miguel Vasquez The Roxy, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1996-09-27 Lucas Pacheco LLLLLL Eastside Improvement, Brockton WIN
Technical knockout
1996-05-11 Hector Querio LLL Danville DRAW