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 Tony “Two-Ton” Galento

Tony “Two-Ton” Galento

Original Name Domenick
Birth
Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 22 Jul 1979 (aged 69)
Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 8344 · View Source
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Boxer. he was a heavyweight boxer during the 1930s and early 1940s. On June 28, 1939, Galento knocked down heavyweight champion Joe Louis in the second round of their title bout in Yankee Stadium. Louis went on to win the fight by knockout in the fourth round. Galento fought Max Baer in 1940. During his career Galento scored 59 knockouts in 112 fights.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8344
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tony “Two-Ton” Galento (12 Mar 1910–22 Jul 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8344, citing Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .