Age 19 boxer started his career on October 1951 building a record of 30-9-1 over 5 years, last fighting 0 ago in March 1957. Giovanelli's longest win streak is 13 fights between October 1951 and July 1953. His longest KO streak in his 40 fights is 2 fights long.
In a great debut, Giovanelli took on Jimmy Carabello in a 4 round fight, becoming the 3rd person to stop Carabello in his 9 fight career to date. Giovanelli continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Rocky Sullivan, Gene Takach and Don Braun. Fights included fighting 7 times in 1951 and 3 times in 1953.
The first defeat of Giovanelli's career came against Billy Neumont on November 3rd, 1951. This took his career record to 1-1-0. Taking the first setback of his career, the November 3rd, 1951 Neumont defeat went the full distance and ended via PTS. 11 wins followed where Giovanelli went on to fight Al Robbins, Gene Takach and Rocky Sullivan amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Giovanelli kept his losses at 2 by beating Eddie Oliver on September 29th, 1952. Giovanelli's fight against Eddie Oliver came in the 5th round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Giovanelli became the first person to stop Oliver. Giovanelli continued his success in the next 11 fights taking his record to 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws.
Giovanelli went into his next fight against Rocky Casillo on November 2nd, 1953 with a career record of 22-4-0. Giovanelli faced the first stoppage of his career against Rocky Casillo in the 10th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Fights against boxers including Chris Christensen, Jimmy Martinez and Giampaolo Melis followed where he won 9 fights taking his winning streak to 28 wins.
Taking a knock to his career, Giovanelli fought and was defeated by Art Aragon on March 27th, 1956 taking his record to 28-7-1. Giovanelli was stopped by Art Aragon in the 9th round of a 10 round fight via KO. It was Giovanelli's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career. 2 wins followed taking Giovanelli's winning streak to 30 wins.
Giovanelli went into his next fight against Joe Miceli on October 8th, 1956 with a career record of 30-8-1. There was nothing more Giovanelli could have done on the night facing Miceli. Miceli put on a great performance to take the win over the 10 rounds.
Taking another knock in his career, Giovanelli fought Tony Dibiase on March 11th, 1957 and was defeated by Dibiase. It took 40 pro fights for Giovanelli to decide it was now too much to continue fighting. Giovanelli's 10 round defeat to Dibiase was Giovanelli's final fight as a pro.