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Jersey Joe Walcott (left) and Felix Bocchicchio in an undated photo.
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Felix Bocchicchio

FELIX BOCCHICCHIO was born in Pennsylvania on August 31, 1906. He is best remembered today as boxer¬†Jersey Joe Walcott’s manager during and after his rise to the heavyweight championship in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He had a long and colorful career prior to and after the Walcott era in a variety of activities, both legal and on the other side of the law. ¬†