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Jimmy Britt

W L D
13 7 1
4 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 21
rounds 303
KOs 17%
 
global ID 11029
birth nameJames Edward Britt
born 1879-10-05
death date1940-01-21 / age 60
debut1902-02-18 / age 22
divisionlightweight
height5′ 5½″   /   166cm
reach
65½″   /   166cm
residence
San Francisco, California, USA
birth place
San Francisco, California, USA

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
23 20 0 0 2

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1909-07-31
Johnny Summers66 23 21
Memorial Ground, West Ham, London, United Kingdom
LKO9/20
 L 
KO
9/20
  
Lloyds Weekly NewsSunday, August 01, 1909
1909-02-22
Johnny Summers65 23 21
National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
LPTS20/20
 L 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eugene Corri
Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Tuesday 23 February 1909. For £100 each and a £300 purse.
1908-11-02
133Johnny Summers13364 22 21
Wonderland, Whitechapel Road, Mile End, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bob Watson
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2002
1908-04-11
133Packey McFarland132¾48 0 0
Mission Street Arena, Colma, California, USA
LTKO6/20
 L 
TKO
6/20
  
time: 2:23   referee: Jack Welsh
1908-03-03
Battling Nelson41 12 13
Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Charles Eyton
Newspaper decision for Nelson from LA Times, R.A. Smyth (San Francisco Call). Newspaper decision for Britt from Harry B. Smith (San Francisco Chronicle), New York Evening World. A draw from J.G. Griffin (LA Herald), W.W. Naughton (quoted in Denver Post).
1907-09-09
132¼Joe Gans132140 8 16
Recreation Park, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO6/20
 L 
TKO
6/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
World Lightweight Title, 133 ringside
Britt breaks or seriously injures his wrist in the fourth round.
1907-07-31
133Battling Nelson13340 11 13
Auditorium Rink, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
Billed for 'white' 133lb title
1906-05-28
Terry McGovern59 5 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Tim Hurst
Ny Times, NY Evening World and NY Sun all called it a draw
McGovern down in fifth
1905-09-09
133Battling Nelson132½39 10 13
Mission Street Arena, Colma, California, USA
LKO18/20
 L 
KO
18/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
World White Lightweight Title
1905-07-21
130½Kid Sullivan13213 4 8
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Jack Welsh
World White Lightweight Title
1905-05-05
Jabez White10 3 1
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO20/20
 W  
TKO
20/20
  
time: 2:40   referee: Eddie Smith
World White Lightweight Title
1904-12-20
132Battling Nelson131¼38 9 12
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Billy Roche
Vacant World White Lightweight Title
1904-10-31
Joe Gans132½134 8 15
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LDQ5/20
 L 
DQ
5/20
  
time: 0:38   referee: Eddie Graney
World Lightweight Title, 133 ringside
Britt knocked Gans down four times. The last time, he hit Gans as he was rising and was disqualified.
1904-03-25
129Young Corbett II50 4 9
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
Corbett defends his World title at 130 lbs but Abe Attell is now recognized as the true World Featherweight champion at 122lbs
1903-11-20
Martin Canole12 0 5
Colma A.C., Colma, California, USA
W PTS25/25
 W  
PTS
25/25
  
referee: Jack Welsh
Billed for 'white' 133lb title; Canole down in 23d
1903-11-10
Charley Sieger3 3 4
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
Billed for 'white' 133lb title
1903-06-13
Jack O'Keefe11 11 10
Old Baseball Park, Butte, Montana, USA
DPTS20/20
 D 
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Duncan McDonald
Billed for 'white' 133lb title
1903-04-28
Willie Fitzgerald20 6 7
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS20/20
 W  
PTS
20/20
  
referee: Eddie Graney
Billed for 'white' American 133lb title. This was a promotion of the Yosemite A.C.
1903-03-09
Jack O'Keefe8 9 10
Pastime A.C., Portland, Oregon, USA
LDQ6/20
 L 
DQ
6/20
  
referee: Jack Grant
Billed for 'white' American 133lb title
O'Keefe received no recognition as he had been KO'd by the last punch
1902-11-26
Frank Erne28 5 16
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO7/20
 W  
KO
7/20
  
referee: Eddie Smith
Britt claimed 'white' 135lb title
1902-05-29
George (Kid) Lavigne35 3 10
Woodward's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO8/20
 W  
TKO
8/20
  
referee: Eddie Smith
Los Angeles Times reported Lavigne's left arm was broken in three places.
1902-02-28
Tim Hegarty41 1 7
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
W KO8/0
 W  
KO
8/0
  
referee: Phil Wand
1902-02-18
Toby Irwin7 3 3
Acme A.C., Oakland, California, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Jack Kitchen
Britt's professional debut. (Los Angeles Times)
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