Joe DeNucci boxer

Joe DeNucci boxer
bouts
73
won
54
lost
15
draw
4
Status
inactive
Division
middleweight
Debut
1957-03-30
Height
5′ 8½″/174cm
Reach
-
Age
78
Born
1939-08-30
Death
2017-09-08
Nationality
USA

At 10 years old, he started working in a bowling alley as a pin boy, someone who picks up the pins and racks them. Still in high school, DeNucci started his boxing career at 16 years of age by winning the Golden Gloves Championship.A boxer in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, DeNucci compiled a record of 54-15 with 4 draws. 27 of his victories came by knockout. He lost the Middleweight championship versus Emile Griffith twice; both by split decisions. However, he still holds the record for the most fights ever in the Boston Garden; twenty-three.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1973-03-02 Jean Claude Bouttier WWLWWW Lyon LOST
Technical knockout
1972-10-11 Emile Griffith LWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Split-decision
1972-09-16 Emile Griffith WLWWWW Hynes Auditorium, Boston LOST
Split-decision
1972-08-15 Tony Porter LWLLLL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
Points
1972-06-27 Abraham Cabrera WWLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-05-22 Joe Jones LLLLWL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-05-08 Billy Rouse LLLLLL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
Technical knockout
1972-02-28 Bob Grant WLWWLL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-02-14 Danny Perez LLLLLL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
Technical knockout
1972-02-07 Clermont Bureau LWLLLL IBEW Hall, Waltham WIN
KO
1971-10-27 Cocoa Kid LLL Waltham WIN
KO
1967-12-18 Bob Simmons LLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-11-02 Mel Collins LLLWLW Portland LOST
Points
1967-09-26 Bob Simmons WLLLLL Bangor WIN
Technical knockout
1967-04-14 Rocky Halliday LLDDWL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1967-01-30 Clyde Taylor LWDLDW Four Seasons Arena, Walpole WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-12-19 Clyde Taylor WLWDLD Four Seasons Arena, Walpole LOST
Majority decision
1966-11-21 Felix Viera LLLWLL Four Seasons Arena, Walpole WIN
KO
1966-10-03 Rudolph Bent LWLLLL Mechanics Hall, Worcester WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-08-18 Augie Simmons LLLLLL Exposition Building, Portland WIN
KO
1966-06-21 Lee Phillips LWWLLL Four Seasons Arena, Walpole WIN
Unanimous decision
1966-05-06 Vinnie Martinez LWDLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1964-12-14 Larry Carney WWDWLW Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
1964-10-03 Blair Richardson LWWWWW Glace Bay LOST
Unanimous decision
1964-09-07 Blair Richardson WLWWWW Glace Bay LOST
1964-08-10 Ike White WLLLLL Sargent Field, New Bedford LOST
Unanimous decision
1964-04-13 Denny Moyer LLLDWL Arena, Boston WIN
Split-decision
1964-02-17 Larry Carney WWLWWD Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Split-decision
1963-12-09 Larry Carney LWWLWW Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
1963-10-04 Florentino Fernandez WLWWWW Arena, Boston LOST
KO
1963-05-11 Jose Gonzalez WWLWWW Arena, Boston LOST
Majority decision
1963-04-06 Joey Giambra WLWWLL Arena, Boston WIN
Split-decision
1963-03-18 Mike Pusateri DLWWDL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1963-02-07 Mike Pusateri WDLWWD Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Majority decision
1962-12-14 Ernie Smith DLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1962-10-23 Vernon LaMar LDLLWL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1962-03-16 Don Fullmer WDWLWL Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1962-01-23 Ralph Jones WLLDLW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1961-12-12 Joey Giardello LLWLWW Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
1961-11-14 Buddy Cochrane WLWWLW Rollaway Arena, Revere WIN
Technical knockout
1961-10-31 Kenny Shea WWWWWL Rollaway Arena, Revere WIN
KO
1961-10-17 Don Bale WLWLLW Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1961-10-03 Gene Hamilton LLLLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1961-02-24 Ralph Jones WLWWLL Boston Garden, Boston DRAW
Points
1960-12-19 Willie Greene WLLWWW Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-09-27 Harold Simmons WWWDWW Arena, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-07-19 Tony Dupas WLLLLL Memorial Stadium, Quincy WIN
Unanimous decision
1960-04-29 Ralph Jones WLLWLW Arena, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1960-04-01 Johnny Otto WWWWLL Arena, Boston WIN
Points
1960-01-25 Johnny Otto WWWWWW Arcadia Ballroom, Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-12-14 Eddie Connors LWWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-07-21 Charlie Washington WLLLLL Sargent Field, New Bedford WIN
KO
1959-05-02 Chico Vejar WWWWLW Arena, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1959-04-06 Joe Jordan Arena, Boston WIN
KO
1959-03-11 Al Andrews LWLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1959-02-16 Isaac Jenkins DLDLLL Arena, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1958-11-17 Chico Vejar WLWLWW Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Technical knockout
1958-10-27 Lem Miller Arena, Boston WIN
KO
1958-09-20 Johnny Cunningham LWLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Points
1958-06-30 Joe Green LLLL Sargent Field, New Bedford WIN
KO
1958-05-27 Johnny Cunningham LLLWLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1958-05-06 Lee Williams WWLLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1958-03-17 Jackson Brown LWWDLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1958-03-01 Jackson Brown WLWWDL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1958-02-06 Charlie Washington W Rollaway Arena, Revere WIN
KO
1958-01-21 Howard Soligny LLLWLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
1957-12-17 Joe Green L Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
1957-11-26 Jackson Brown WWLLLW Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1957-10-29 Andy Chaney WLLLLW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
1957-06-28 Andy Chaney DWWLLL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1957-05-25 Joe Warren Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
1957-04-23 Lem Harvey DWLWWL Mechanics Building, Boston WIN
KO
1957-03-30 Charles Smith Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO