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Rocky Graziano Record

Total Fights83
Title Wins2
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins51
KO Losses3
Rocky Graziano Record & Stats
Rocky Graziano's Record
Rocky Graziano's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Rocky Graziano's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 10 years and five months, Rocky Graziano fought 83 times with 67 wins, 10 losses, and 6 draws.

      Graziano retired from professional boxing with a record of 67-10-6, which included two middleweight world-title wins. He had a 61.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 51 of his total 83 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Graziano lost three times via knockout, all three of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Chuck Davey on September 17, 1952.

      Some of Graziano's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Tony Zale, Charley Fusari, Freddie Cochrane, Sonny Horne, Henry Brimm, Tony Janiro, and Al Davis.

      83Sep 17, 195233Chuck DaveyLossUD
      82Apr 16, 195233Sugar Ray RobinsonLoss *KO3
      81Mar 27, 195233Roy WoutersWinTKO1
      80Feb 18, 195233Eddie O'NeillWinTKO4
      79Sep 19, 195132Tony JaniroWinTKO10
      78Aug 6, 195132Chuck HunterWinDQ
      77Jul 10, 195132Cecil HudsonWinTKO3
      76Jun 18, 195132Freddie LottWinKO5
      75May 21, 195132Johnny GrecoWinKO3
      74Mar 19, 195132Reuben JonesWinKO3
      73Nov 27, 195031Honeychile JohnsonWinKO4
      72Oct 27, 195031Tony JaniroWinUD
      71Oct 16, 195031Pete MeadWinKO3
      70Oct 4, 195031Gene BurtonWinKO7
      69May 16, 195031Henry BrimmWinKO4
      68May 9, 195031Vinnie CidoneWinTKO3
      67Apr 24, 195031Danny WilliamsWinKO3
      66Mar 31, 195031Tony JaniroDrawSD
      65Mar 6, 195031Joe CurcioWinKO1
      64Dec 6, 194930Sonny HorneWinMD
      63Sep 14, 194930Charley FusariWinTKO10
      62Jul 18, 194930Joe AgostaWinKO2
      61Jun 21, 194930Bobby ClausWinKO2
      60Jun 10, 194829Tony ZaleLoss *KO3
      59Apr 5, 194829Sonny HorneWinUD
      58Jul 16, 194728Tony ZaleWin *TKO6
      57Jun 16, 194728Jerry FiorelloWinTKO5
      56Jun 10, 194728Eddie FinazzoWinTKO1
      55Sep 27, 194627Tony ZaleLoss *KO6
      54Mar 29, 194627Marty ServoWinTKO2
      53Jan 18, 194627Sonny HorneWinUD
      52Sep 28, 194526Harold GreenWinKO3
      51Aug 24, 194526Freddie CochraneWinKO10
      50Jun 29, 194526Freddie CochraneWinKO10
      49May 25, 194526Al DavisWinTKO4
      48Apr 17, 194526Solomon StewartWinTKO4
      47Mar 9, 194526Billy ArnoldWinTKO3
      46Dec 22, 194425Harold GreenLossMD
      45Nov 3, 194425Harold GreenLossUD
      44Oct 24, 194425Bernie MillerWinTKO2
      43Oct 6, 194425Danny KapilowDrawPTS
      42Sep 15, 194425Frankie TerryDrawPTS
      41Aug 14, 194425Jerry FiorelloWinSD
      40Jul 21, 194425Tony RenoWinPTS
      39Jun 27, 194425Frankie TerryWinTKO6
      38Jun 7, 194425Larney MooreWinKO2
      37May 29, 194425Tommy MollisWinTKO7
      36May 9, 194425Freddie GrahamWinKO3
      35Apr 10, 194425Bobby BrownWinKO5
      34Mar 14, 194425Ray RovelliWinPTS
      33Mar 8, 194425Harold GaryWinPTS
      32Mar 4, 194425Leon AnthonyWinKO1
      31Feb 24, 194425Nick CalderWinKO4
      30Feb 9, 194425Steve RiggioLossPTS
      29Jan 18, 194425Phil EnzengaWinTKO5
      28Jan 7, 194425Jerry PittroWinTKO1
      27Jan 4, 194425Harold GaryWinPTS
      26Dec 27, 194324Milo TheodorescuWinTKO1
      25Dec 6, 194324Freddie GrahamWinPTS
      24Nov 30, 194324Freddie GrahamWinPTS
      23Nov 12, 194324Steve RiggioLossPTS
      22Oct 27, 194324Charley McPhersonDrawPTS
      21Oct 13, 194324Jimmy WilliamsWinTKO2
      20Oct 5, 194324Freddie GrahamWinKO1
      19Sep 21, 194324George WilsonWinPTS
      18Sep 10, 194324Joe AgostaLossPTS
      17Aug 24, 194324Tony GreyWinPTS
      16Aug 20, 194324Ted ApostoliWinPTS
      15Aug 12, 194324Charley McPhersonWinPTS
      14Jul 27, 194324Randy DrewWinKO1
      13Jul 22, 194324George StevensWinKO1
      12Jul 8, 194324Johnny AtteleyWinTKO2
      11Jun 24, 194324Frankie FalcoWinKO5
      10Jun 16, 194324Joe CurcioWinTKO4
      9Jun 11, 194324Gilberto VasquezWinKO1
      8May 25, 194223Lou MillerDrawPTS
      7May 12, 194223Godfrey HowellWinKO4
      6May 4, 194223Eddie LeeWinKO4
      5Apr 28, 194223Charles FergusonLossPTS
      4Apr 20, 194223Godfrey HowellDrawPTS
      3Apr 14, 194223Kenny BlackmarWinKO1
      2Apr 6, 194223Mike MastandreaWinKO3
      1Mar 31, 194223Curtis HightowerWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Rocky Graziano (The Rock) was an American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on January 1, 1919. He was a middleweight world champion. He died on May 22, 1990 at the age of 71 years. Graziano was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1991. His professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 1942 to 1952.

      Graziano made his professional boxing debut against Curtis Hightower at the age of 23 on March 31, 1942, defeating Hightower via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 2 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 2 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on September 27, 1946 after 54 professional fights, against Tony Zale for the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring titles. He lost to Zale via 6th round KO.

      Graziano won one world title at middleweight. For all the details about Graziano's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Graziano had a total of 10 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Chuck Davey at 33 years of age, on September 17, 1952. Graziano lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision.


      Graziano had a total of four world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and zero successful title defenses. He won one of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Rocky Graziano fought for a middleweight world title in three fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. He won one middleweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Jul 16, 1947Tony ZaleMiddleweightNBA, The RingTKO

      Title Losses

      Rocky Graziano lost one world-title defense fight, and lost two titles in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 10, 1948Tony ZaleMiddleweightNBA, The RingKO


      Graziano fought a total of 83 times during his professional career, which includes 4 world-title fights at the middleweight division. He put on some very good performances in these fights. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • September 27, 1946: In his first world-title fight, Rocky Graziano loses to Tony Zale via 6th round KO. He was fighting for the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring middleweight titles.

      • July 16, 1947: Graziano wins the NBA and The Ring middleweight titles from Tony Zale, by beating Zale via 6th round TKO.


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