Christopher “Battling” Battalino

Christopher “Battling” Battalino

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 25 Jul 1977 (aged 69)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bloomfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 15025769 · View Source
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Professional Boxer. Nicknamed "Battling Battalino" or just plain "Bat", he was the World Featherweight Champion from 1929 to 1932. He also fought in the Lightweight division. Some of his opponents include Andre Routis, Charles "Bud" Taylor and Kid Chocolate. In 87 career bouts Battalino won 57 (23 by knockout), lost 26, drew 3 and had 1 No Contest. Battalino was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 24 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15025769
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher “Battling” Battalino (18 Feb 1908–25 Jul 1977), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15025769, citing Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .