Franco De Piccoli

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Franco De Piccoli
Medal record
Men's Boxing
Gold 1960 Rome Heavyweight

Francesco De Piccoli (born 29 November 1937 in Mestre, Italy) is a former Italian boxer, who won the gold medal in the Heavyweight division (+ 91 kg) at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.

Amateur career[edit]

De Piccoli was the 1960 Italian Heavyweight Champion and in 1960 won the Olympic Gold Medal at Heavyweight in Rome 1960.

Olympic results[edit]

Professional boxing record[edit]

37 Wins (29 knockouts, 6 decisions, 2 DQs), 4 Losses (4 knockouts) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 8-2 Germany Peter Weiland TKO 2 26/12/1965 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Loss 3-7-3 United States Everett Copeland KO 6 15/10/1965 Italy Turin, Piedmont
Win 18-10-4 United States Dave Duke Johnson KO 1 10/07/1965 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 18-18-2 United States Sonny "Policeman" Moore KO 1 07/05/1965 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 7-6-3 United States Aaron Beasley KO 2 12/04/1965 Italy Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
Win 22-9-3 United States Floyd Joyner KO 1 02/04/1965 Italy Turin, Piedmont
Win 19-6-1 United States Billy "The Barber" Daniels PTS 10 19/02/1965 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 16-9 United States Herb Siler KO 2 23/01/1965 Italy Palasport di San Siro, Milan, Lombardy
Win 18-30 United States Ollie Wilson KO 4 26/12/1964 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 1-4 United States Ed Sonny Andrews KO 1 11/12/1964 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio
Win 14-11 United States Henry Wallitsch KO 1 12/11/1964 Italy Milan, Lombardy
Win 22-13-6 United States S.F.C. Matthew Jackson DQ 1 18/09/1964 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio
Win 12-5-4 Sweden Lars Olaf Norling PTS 10 22/05/1964 Italy Sports Palace, Turin, Piedmont
Win 7-4-1 Denmark Carl Welschou KO 4 11/05/1964 Italy Naples, Campania
Loss 40-21-2 Jamaica Joe Bygraves KO 5 07/06/1963 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio
Loss 25-17-2 United States Wayne Bethea KO 4 22/03/1963 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio
Win 26-2 United States Tony Hughes KO 2 01/03/1963 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 13-21-3 United States Neal Welch PTS 10 04/02/1963 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 39-26-8 United States Howard "Honeyboy" King KO 1 18/01/1963 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio King knocked out at 0:11 of the first round.
Win 8-5-1 The Bahamas Wendell Newton TKO 3 30/11/1962 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the third round.
Win 26-13-1 United States John Riggins KO 1 09/11/1962 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 15-6-1 United Kingdom Ray Shiel KO 2 22/10/1962 Italy Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
Win 13-2 Canada Phonse LaSaga KO 1 11/09/1962 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio LaSaga knocked out at 1:10 of the first round.
Win 4-2-1 Germany Kurt Stroer KO 2 04/08/1962 Italy Genoa, Liguria
Win 35-9-1 United States Buddy Turman DQ 2 19/07/1962 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 13-18 United States Calvin Butler KO 8 16/04/1962 Italy Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
Win 14-13 United States Garvin Sawyer TKO 4 30/03/1962 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 21-9-6 Germany Ulli Ritter KO 4 21/12/1961 Italy Rome, Lazio
Win 36-23-4 Germany Frankie Daniels PTS 8 09/09/1961 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 3-11-2 Germany Walter Haufft KO 1 31/08/1961 Italy Turin, Piedmont
Win 26-12-2 France Robert Duquesne KO 1 05/07/1961 Italy Plamino Stadium, Rome, Lazio
Win 11-12-1 Spain Jose Mariano Moracia Ibanes KO 1 10/06/1961 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 12-19-5 Germany Erwin Hack KO 2 02/06/1961 Italy Taranto, Apulia
Win 11-10-5 Germany Ossi Buettner KO 3 16/05/1961 Italy Turin, Piedmont
Win 7-3-3 Germany Werner Walloschek KO 1 03/05/1961 Italy Naples, Campania
Win 22-17-6 Germany Uwe Janssen TKO 2 07/04/1961 Italy PalaLido, Milan, Lombardy
Win 3-9-2 Germany Walter Haufft KO 2 01/04/1961 Italy Ascoli Piceno, Marche
Win 27-19-3 Belgium Alain Cherville PTS 6 14/03/1961 Italy Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
Win 14-25-5 France Maurice Mols PTS 6 10/02/1961 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, Lazio
Win 14-43-5 Germany Robert Warmbrunn KO 1 25/01/1961 Italy Mestre, Veneto
Win 2-12 Italy Giovanni Moriggi KO 1 26/12/1960 Italy Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

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