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 Joey Giardello

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Joey Giardello

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 4 Sep 2008 (aged 78)
Cherry Hill, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Cherry Hill, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 29612756 View Source
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Professional Boxer. Born Carmine Orlando Tilelli, he began his career as a middleweight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based fighter in 1948. On December 7, 1963, at age 33, he won the World Middleweight Championship title with a 15-round unanimous decision over Dick Tiger. He successfully defended the title against Rubin "Hurricane" Carter before losing it to Tiger in late 1965. He retired in 1967, with a record of 101 wins, 25 losses, 7 draws and 33 knockouts. In 1993, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 6 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29612756
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29612756/joey-giardello : accessed ), memorial page for Joey Giardello (16 Jul 1930–4 Sep 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 29612756, citing Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .