Age 20 boxer started his career on July 1946 building a record of 44-12-1 over 4 years, last fighting 0 ago in June 1951. Between July 1946 and January 1949, Barone had his longest winning streak of 19 fights. In his 57 fights, his longest KO streak is 3 fights long.
In a great debut, Barone took on Eddie Mcgee in a 4 round fight, becoming the 9th person to stop Mcgee in his 14 fight career to date. Continuing on from his debut, Barone had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 29 fights including 10 times in 1946 and 7 times in 1948 against fighters such as Tony Demicco, Charley Babcock and Russell Baxter.
On September 11th, 1946, Barone took on and was defeated by Leroy Kenny in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 4-1-0. On September 11th, 1946, Barone took on and was defeated over the distance by Leroy Kenny in his first career defeat. Barone lost via PTS in a valiant effort. 9 wins followed where Barone went on to fight Jack Mccurry, Al Johnson and Tony Demicco amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
On March 26th, 1947, Barone took on and was defeated by Jimmy Rouse meaning his career tally went to 12-2-1. Barone was beaten by Jimmy Rouse in the 6th round. The win came via TKO in the 6th round. This was Barone's first stoppage defeat. 8 wins followed where Barone went on to be the 4th person to stop Victor Buttin, 2nd person to beat Pat Richards and 5th person to stop Willie Davis.
Barone went into his next career fight with a record of 20-2-1 and took this to 21 wins with a win against Charley Babcock on February 20th, 1948. Becoming the first person to stop Charley Babcock, Barone beat Babcock via TKO in the 5th round of a 6 round fight. 24 wins followed where Barone went on to fight Phil Muscato, Tommy Yarosz and Phil Muscato amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Barone kept his losses at 7 by beating Tommy Yarosz on June 15th, 1950. Yarosz was stopped in the 9th round via TKO crowning Barone as the first person to stop this opponent.
Wes Bascom was next in line for Barone where unfortunately, he was defeated on May 16th, 1951 taking his record to 44-11-1. Barone's fight against Wes Bascom was Barone's 4th stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 6th round of the fight.
Barone went into his next fight against Don Cockell on June 5th, 1951 with a career record of 44 wins. This proved to be one fight too many for Barone's career, Cockell was the victor becoming only the 5th person to stop Barone. KO in the 6th. Barone decided to call it a day after this fight.