Willie Joyce boxer

Willie Joyce boxer
bouts
103
won
71
lost
21
draw
10
Status
inactive
Division
lightweight
Debut
1937-11-10
Height
5′ 6″/168cm
Reach
-
Age
79
Born
1917-09-02
Death
1996-12-05
Nationality
USA

Joyce was 24-1-4 in 1937 to 1939 only losing to Frankie Covelli. He fought Lew Jenkins at the White City Arena in Chicago three times in 1939, battling to a draw in their first bout and winning the next two by split decision.He fought Henry Armstrong four times in 1943 and 1944. In the first match he beat Armstrong at the Olympic Auditoriumin Los Angeles. The second fight he lost to Armstrong at the Gilmore Stadium, also in Los Angeles. The third fight he beat Armstrong at Chicago Stadium. In their final meeting Armstrong was the victor beating Joyce at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1947-03-24 Johnny Cesario WWWWWW Arena, Boston LOST
Split-decision
1947-01-13 Ernie Petrone LDLLLW Arena, New Haven DRAW
Points
1946-12-20 Johnny Bratton WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1946-11-15 Nick Castiglione LWDLWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1946-10-31 Johnny Bratton WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago LOST
Split-decision
1946-09-13 Tippy Larkin WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1946-08-02 Danny Kapilow WDWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Points
1946-07-24 Maxie Starr WLLWLL Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
1946-04-29 Tippy Larkin WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston LOST
Unanimous decision
1946-04-16 Jimmy Hatcher WWLLWW Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto NC
No Contest
1946-04-09 Ruby Garcia LLLLLL Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City WIN
KO
1946-03-25 Bobby Zollo WWWWWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
1946-03-15 Danny Kapilow WLWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York DRAW
Points
1946-03-11 Jackie Wilson LWWWL Uline Arena, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
1946-02-15 Allie Stolz WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
1945-12-14 Beau Jack DWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1945-11-23 Joey Barnum LLWWWD Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-11-12 Allie Stolz WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1945-10-19 Joey Barnum WLLWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago DRAW
Points
1945-09-14 Danny Bartfield WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Corner retirement
1945-08-20 Morris Reif WWLLWW Griffith Stadium, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-08-03 Tippy Larkin DWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1945-07-13 Bobby Ruffin DWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
1945-06-20 Dave Freeman WWWLWD Arena Stadium, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-06-08 Ike Williams WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
1945-05-01 Genaro Rojo WLLWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-04-17 Chalky Wright WWLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Unanimous decision
1945-03-02 Ike Williams WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-02-05 Chalky Wright WWWWLL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
1945-01-08 Ike Williams WWWLWW Convention Hall, Philadelphia LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-11-13 Ike Williams WWWWWW Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Split-decision
1944-09-27 Chester Slider LWWLDL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1944-09-06 Chester Slider LLWWLD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1944-08-21 Henry Armstrong WLWWLD Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOST
Points
1944-07-07 Willie Pep WWWWWW Comiskey Park, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-06-02 Henry Armstrong WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1944-05-22 Pete Lello LLLWLL Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Corner retirement
1944-05-02 Ray Lunny DWLWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1944-03-21 John Thomas WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-03-03 Leo Rodak LLLWWD Legion Stadium, Hollywood LOST
Unanimous decision
1944-02-11 Jerry Moore WWDDWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Points
1944-01-17 Vic Grupico LDWDWW Civic Auditorium, San Francisco WIN
Technical knockout
1943-07-24 Henry Armstrong WLWWWW Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles LOST
Unanimous decision
1943-03-02 Henry Armstrong WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Majority decision
1943-02-09 John Thomas WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Majority decision
1943-01-04 Slugger White WWLWWL Coliseum, Baltimore LOST
Unanimous decision
1942-12-14 Leo Rodak WDDWLL Arena Gardens, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
1942-10-26 Carmen Notch WWWDWW Arena Gardens, Detroit WIN
Majority decision
1942-09-25 Slugger White WWWLWW Victory Arena, New Orleans WIN
Points
1942-08-27 Joey Peralta DDLLWW Comiskey Park, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-07-27 Harvey Dubs LWLLLW Northside Arena, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1942-07-06 Harvey Dubs WWLWLL Northside Arena, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1942-06-12 Carmelo Fenoy LWWLWL Comiskey Park, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-06-08 Matt Dougherty LWWLLL Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-05-18 Mike Evans LWLWWW Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-04-27 Tony Ferrara LLLWLL Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-04-13 Sammy Secreet WWLWDW Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1942-03-23 Jimmy Maddox WLWLLL Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1942-02-09 Tony Motisi WLLWWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago LOST
Unanimous decision
1942-01-19 Billy Davis WWWWLL Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1941-12-15 Sammy Secreet LWWWLW Marigold Gardens, Chicago LOST
Split-decision
1941-11-24 Aldo Spoldi WWWWWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago DRAW
Points
1941-11-10 Ted Christie WLLLWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
KO
1941-09-24 Quentin Breese WWLLWL Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1941-08-13 Leonard Bennett LWWWWW Chicago Stadium Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1941-07-14 Harvey Dubs LWWWWW Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1941-06-16 Nick Castiglione WWLWLL Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1940-12-09 Joe Ghnouly DWLWLL Civic Center, Hammond LOST
Majority decision
1940-07-19 Jorge Morelia LLLWWL White City Arena, Chicago DRAW
Points
1940-07-12 Jorge Morelia WLLLWW White City Arena, Chicago WIN
KO
1940-06-05 Joey Silva LLLLLL Coliseum, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1940-05-17 Jorge Morelia WWLLLW White City Arena, Chicago LOST
Majority decision
1940-04-05 Nick Castiglione LDLWWD White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1940-01-22 Young Kid McCoy WWWWWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago DRAW
Points
1939-12-23 Felix Garcia LLLLLL Rockland Palace, New York WIN
Points
1939-12-02 Willie Cheatum WDLDWL Rockland Palace, New York DRAW
Points
1939-11-18 Herbie Gilmore WWLLWL Rockland Palace, New York WIN
KO
1939-09-28 Frankie Terranova LLDLLW Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1939-09-14 Joe De Jesus DWLLLL Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn WIN
Points
1939-08-02 Maxie Fisher WWWWLL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
KO
1939-07-17 Earl Gibbs LLLWDW Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1939-02-24 Lew Jenkins WWDWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1939-02-17 Lew Jenkins LWWDWW White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1939-01-20 Lew Jenkins DLWLWW White City Arena, Chicago DRAW
Points
1939-01-06 Bobby McIntire WWWWWD White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-12-21 Bobby McIntire LWWWWW Park Casino, Chicago DRAW
Points
1938-11-28 Sammy Scully WLLDLL Gary WIN
Points
1938-11-23 Armando Sicilia LLWLLW Park Casino, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-10-28 Frankie Covelli DWWLLW White City Arena, Chicago LOST
Split-decision
1938-09-23 Frankie Covelli WDDWWL White City Arena, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1938-07-25 Billy Miller WWWWWW Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1938-06-20 George van der Heyden DWWLLD Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-05-31 George van der Heyden WLDWWL Marigold Gardens Outdoor Arena, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-05-02 Frankie Agnes WLWWWL Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-04-04 Frankie Agnes WWLWWW Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-03-14 Billy Sparks L Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1938-02-11 Gene Spencer WWDLWW Rainbo Arena, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
1938-01-31 Sammy Scully LDLLW Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1938-01-03 Gene Spencer WWWWWD Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1937-12-20 Sammy Scully LD Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1937-12-13 Sammy Scully L Marigold Gardens, Chicago DRAW
Points
1937-11-22 Ray Harris debut Marigold Gardens, Chicago WIN
Points
1937-11-10 Battling Raymond LWLLL Memorial Auditorium, Gary WIN
Points