Tag: Rocco Auletto (aka Roxie Allen)

Roxie Allen (aka Rocco Auletto)

Roxie Allen

ROXIE ALLEN was the ring name used by Rocco Auletto, who was one of the many fine Italian boxers who came out of South Camden in the 1920s and 1930s, and was considered by some to be among the best local fighters of his era. He fought in the lightweight, welterweight, and middleweight divisions.

Ryan Honored at Special Fete

More than a score sportsmen from the Camden area attended a surprise 75th birthday party to Tom Ryan, retired sports editor of the Courier-Post, in Kenney’s Camden last night.

Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20.

Life Hereabouts

Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

Down Memory Lane with that Old Gang of Yours… in a few of the years when Our Town was as good a sport town as any in the land… from the time that Taylor and Gunnis promoted fights through the years to Roxey Allen… Mickey Blair… Eddie Chaney… Shamus Maguire… Pee Wee Ross… Jackie Hindle… Watson Finch… Georgie Abner… Nick Nicholas… Dixie Allen…

A new boxing triumvirate soon will be formed in Camden, it was learned today.

Webster Will Join Forces With Georgette, Prince

Camden Courier Post – November 20, 1948 By TOM RYAN A new boxing triumvirate soon will be formed in Camden,…

Roxie Allen 1944

Detectives attend Brennan funeral

Philadelphia Daily News – March 10, 1944 By GEORGE ZACHARIAS As they prepared to take John Brennan on his last…

Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

Past and Present South Jersey Boxers Go Through Paces in Charity Show

Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

Present and past greats of Camden boxing will do their all for charity tomorrow night, when they appear on a card sponsored by the United Democratic Clubs of Camden at the Camden Convention Hall.

SMALLWOOD LIKELY TO SURPRISE PEPE

When Johnny Pepe, veteran Philadelphia middleweight, mingles with Joe Smallwood of Wilmington, Del. in the first half of a double-windup at Grip’s Pennsauken township open-air Arena on Friday night, the Quaker City entrant will be playing with fire.

LUCAS TO OPPOSE BASHARA IN WIND UP

Lew McFarland, matchmaker for the newly organized Camden Sporting Club has arranged another attractive card for this Friday night’s show at Grip’s Pennsauken township open-air Arena.

Roxie Allen Freed, Will Re-enter Ring

Roxie Allen came home yesterday, sans the rough and reckless spirit of the youthful ring warrior who went to state prison more than two years ago. 

Pardons Court Spurns Plea to Parole Mrs. Lilliendahl; Roxie Allen May Be Freed

Trenton, June, 8,-Mrs. Margaret Lilliendahl of Vineland, who has served six of ten years for the man slaughter of her husband, Dr. A. William Lilliendahl, today lost a second opportunity for freedom.