Tony Galento

Tony Galento

Born: March 12, 1910

Died: July 22, 1979

Nationality: American

Occupation: Boxer

Biography: Domenico Antonio Galento was an American heavyweight boxer. Nicknamed "Two Ton" for his reasoning to his manager for being nearly late to one of his fights: "I had two tons of ice to deliver on my way here".

Source/Notes: As reported in: Fight of the Century: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling by Patrick Myler
Source/Notes: As reported in: Collier's: Incorporating Features of the American Magazine (Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1948), p. 66