Vinny Maddalone

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Vinny Maddalone
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Real nameVincent Maddalone
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1973-12-29) December 29, 1973 (age 46)
Flushing, Queens,
New York City,
U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights47
Wins37
Wins by KO28
Losses8
Draws1
No contests1

Vincent "Vinny" Maddalone (born December 29, 1973) is an American professional boxer who fights at heavyweight. He has fought former world champions Tyson Fury, Alfred Cole, Jean-Marc Mormeck, and Evander Holyfield.

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Professional career

Maddalone, a hard-hitting brawler, turned professional in 1999 and became a popular contender often featured on ESPN. He suffered his first loss against former world champion Al Cole, and then later fought twice against Brian Minto, coming up short in both fights.

Biography

Maddalone is the youngest of three, and was pitching minor league baseball for the Adirondack Lumberjacks of the independent Northern League when the idea to enter a ToughMan contest first crossed his mind. He fought Friday nights and Saturday nights and was instantly hooked. A proud Italian American and a member of the Teamsters, Maddalone says that he is fighting hard and training hard to finally come to the day when it is just him and the heavyweight champion alone in the ring. He does admit that he had to learn quite a bit when going professional because he never had long amateur career.

Maddalone has had two fights with Brian Minto, the first on July 23, 2004, where Maddalone was stopped in the 10th and final round by knockout. Maddalone showed that he is a strong puncher (knocking Minto down in the very first round) and that he is very tough and can take a lot of hits. His next fight with Minto on October 1, 2005 Maddalone was stopped again, this time in the 7th round of 10 by a TKO. Maddalone has had some great success in the ring, winning most of his fights (16) by TKO. When he has knocked out opponents for a 10 count, it has been in the 1st or 2nd rounds, showing he is an extremely hard hitter.

Recent

A fight against Evander Holyfield on March 17, 2007, ended in a loss by TKO when his corner threw in the towel in the third round. This defeat was followed by four wins and a lost fight against Denis Boytsov in November 2008 and on April 28, 2009 he defeated Benji Baker by fourth round retirement. Thereafter he lost by unanimous decision against Jean Marc Mormeck but won his next fight against Dominique Alexander by way of technical knockout in the fifth round. [1] On December 9, 2010 he lost fight against Tomasz Adamek who defended his IBF International Heavyweight and WBO and NABO Heavyweight Titles. [2] [3]

On July 7, 2012 fought Tyson Fury in Hand Arena, Clevedon, Somerset, UK for the WBO Intercontinental Title. He was beaten by ruling of TKO in the 5th round when the referee stopped the fight. [4]

Professional boxing record

37 Wins (28 knockouts), 8 Losses, 1 Draw, 1 No Decision [5]
ResultRecordOpponentTypeRoundDateLocationNotes
Draw37-8-1
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Maurenzo SmithMD82013-11-22 Flag of the United States.svg Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York, United States
Win37–8
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Richard CarmackTKO3 (10)2013-05-11 Flag of the United States.svg Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York, United States
Win36–8
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Byron PolleyTKO3 (10)2012-12-08 Flag of the United States.svg Resorts World Casino, Queens, New York, United States
Loss35–8
1 NC
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tyson Fury TKO5 (12)2012-07-07 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Hand Arena, Clevedon, Somerset, EnglandFor WBO Intercontinental Title
Win35–7
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Chris KovalTKO4 (10)2012-05-02 Flag of the United States.svg Russo's on the bay, Howard Beach, Queens, New York, United States
Win34–7
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Mike SheppardTKO1 (10)2011-10-22 Flag of the United States.svg Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss33–7
1 NC
Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Adamek TKO5 (12)2010-12-09 Flag of the United States.svg Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United StatesFor IBF International heavyweight title & WBO NABO heavyweight title. Maddalone was down once in the 5th round before the bout was stopped by the referee.
Win33–6
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Dominique AlexanderTKO5 (8)2010-03-06 Flag of the United States.svg Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss32–6
1 NC
Flag of France.svg Jean-Marc Mormeck UD82009-12-17 Flag of France.svg Halle Carpentier, Paris XIII, Paris, FranceScores were 77- 75, 79-75, 79-73.
Win32–5
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Benji BakerRTD4 (8)2009-04-28 Flag of the United States.svg Russo's On The Bay, Howard Beach, New York, United StatesBaker down in the 1st, 3rd & 4th rounds.
Loss31–5
1 NC
Flag of Russia.svg Denis Boytsov UD82008-11-15 Flag of Germany.svg Burg-Waechter Castello, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win31–4
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Terrell NelsonTKO2 (8)2008-10-29 Flag of the United States.svg Roseland Ballroom, New York, United States
Win30–4
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Joe StofleTKO1 (8)2008-08-06 Flag of the United States.svg BB King Blues Club & Grill, New York, United States
Win29–4
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff YeomanTKO2 (8)2008-03-06 Flag of the United States.svg Grand Ballroom, New York, United States
Win28–4
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Jason BarnettDQ7 (8)2007-10-18 Flag of the United States.svg Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, United States
Loss27–4
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Evander Holyfield TKO3 (10)2007-03-17 Flag of the United States.svg American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, United StatesMaddalone cut over the left eye in round 1.
NC27–3
1 NC
Flag of the United States.svg Julius Long ND5 (8)2006-12-15 Flag of the United States.svg Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, United StatesOriginally a Technical Decision for Long after an unintentional head butt, later changed due to a violation of illegal substance policy.
Win27–3 Flag of the United States.svg Jermell BarnesMD102006-08-18 Flag of the United States.svg Conference Center, Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Win26–3 Flag of the United States.svg Dan WhetzelKO2 (10)2006-06-09 Flag of the United States.svg Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss25–3 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Minto TKO7 (10)2005-10-01 Flag of the United States.svg St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, United States
Win25–2 Flag of the United States.svg Shannon MillerTKO5 (10)2005-08-19 Flag of the United States.svg City Center, Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Win24–2 Flag of the United States.svg Dennis McKinneyTKO4 (8)2005-06-18 Flag of the United States.svg FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee, United StatesCorner stoppage.
Win23–2 Flag of the United States.svg Troy WeidaTKO5 (8)2005-04-09 Flag of the United States.svg Turning Stone Resort, Verona, New York, United States
Win22–2 Flag of the United States.svg Ronnie SmithUD62004-12-18 Flag of the United States.svg Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States
Loss21–2 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Minto KO10 (10)2004-07-23 Flag of the United States.svg Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win21–1 Flag of the United States.svg Joe LenhartTKO5 (10)2004-06-12 Flag of Bermuda.svg Cedarbridge Academy, Devonshire, Bermuda
Win20–1 Flag of the United States.svg Marvin HuntKO1 (8)2003-10-22 Flag of the United States.svg Crowne Plaza Hotel, New York, United States
Win19–1 Flag of the United States.svg Dennis McKinneySD42003-04-04 Flag of the United States.svg Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win18–1 Flag of the United States.svg Bryan BlakelyTKO2 (8)2003-03-14 Flag of the United States.svg Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win17–1 Flag of the United States.svg Giles KnoxKO2 (8)2003-01-16 Flag of the United States.svg House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Win16–1 Flag of the United States.svg Edward SlaterTKO2 (6)2002-09-28 Flag of the United States.svg Westin Resort, Innisbrook, Florida, United States
Loss15–1 Flag of the United States.svg Alfred Cole UD62002-06-29 Flag of the United States.svg Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win15–0 Flag of the United States.svg Clarence GoinsTKO2 (?)2002-03-02 Flag of the United States.svg Crown Reef Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Win14–0 Flag of the United States.svg Joey GuyTKO2 (8)2002-02-06 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win13–0 Flag of the United States.svg Craig TomlinsonTKO4 (6)2001-10-03 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win12–0 Flag of North Macedonia.svg Errol SadikovskiUD82001-05-17 Flag of the United States.svg Roseland Ballroom, New York, United States
Win11–0 Flag of the United States.svg Alejandro TorresUD62001-03-14 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win10–0 Flag of the United States.svg Mike MiddletonTKO4 (6)2000-10-11 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win9–0 Flag of the United States.svg Jason GethersTKO2 (6)2000-06-16 Flag of the United States.svg IBEW Hall, Hauppauge, New York, United States
Win8–0 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Rosier PTS62000-03-14 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win7–0 Flag of the United States.svg Louis GallucciTKO2 (6)1999-12-07 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win6–0 Flag of the United States.svg Louis GallucciUD41999-11-09 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win5–0 Flag of the United States.svg Greg JonesTKO2 (4)1999-07-20 Flag of the United States.svg Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win4–0 Flag of the United States.svg Tom WilliamsPTS41999-06-24 Flag of the United States.svg Atlanta, United States
Win3–0 Flag of the United States.svg Randy MartinTKO1 (4)1999-06-18 Flag of the United States.svg SE Livestock Pavilion Ocala, Florida, United States
Win2–0Markowitz MarchTKO1 (4)1999-05-15 Flag of the United States.svg Augusta, Georgia, United States
Win1–0 Flag of the United States.svg Kinard ThomasTKO1 (4)1999-04-23 Flag of the United States.svg Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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