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Jim Williams

W L D
15 5 3
10 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 26
rounds 177
KOs 38%
 
global ID 18256
born 1868-06-00
debut1890-05-23 / age 21
divisionmiddleweight
residence
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
birth place
Wales, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1899-02-15
160Mexican Pete Everett19023 6 0
Grand Opera House, Ogden, Utah, USA
LKO10/20
 L 
KO
10/20
  
Salt Lake Tribune: This was third meeting between Williams and the Mexican. After Williams was floored for the third time in the 10th, his seconds threw up the white towel.
1899-02-05
Willard Bean3 1 0
Utah, USA
DPTS22/0
 D 
PTS
22/0
  
Exact date & location unknown
1897-06-06
Jack Weday3 0 2
Utah, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Date of bout not known. Information obtained from several LA TIMES and Pacific Commercial Advertiser Publication articles with partial records given for Jack Weday.
1897-04-05
Tom Sharkey18421 1 3
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1897-03-13
Bert Vasseydebut
Park City, Utah, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Headlines with fight article in Salt Lake Tribune of 3/15/1897: "Williams wins at the Park", "Vassey no match for him."
1897-01-12
158Dan Creedon15927 1 7
Myers A.C., Albany, New York, USA
LTKO4/20
 L 
TKO
4/20
  
Billed World 160lbs Middleweight Title
Williams was down twice in the 4th round
BBBC Boxing Yearbook 2005
1896-12-01
Mexican Pete Everett16 1 0
Cripple Creek, Colorado, USA
LKO7/0
 L 
KO
7/0
  
Exact date unknown (held between 1894- feb.1898)
1896-06-03
182Tom Sharkey18019 1 2
Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
LTKO7/0
 L 
TKO
7/0
  
Williams's corner threw in the sponge after he was knocked down. The Los Angeles Times
1896-05-04
Jack Stelzner1 0 0
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO7/0
 W  
KO
7/0
  
Result (KO? Points?) unclear. Result not reported. The Los Angeles Times
1895-06-01
Mexican Pete Everett9 0 0
Creede, Colorado, USA
W DQ8/0
 W  
DQ
8/0
  
Exact date unknown (held between 1894- feb.1898)
1893-07-22
Denver Ed Smith31 5 4
Saltair Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
NND4/4
 N 
ND
4/4
  
Famed promoter Otto Floto directed the show held on the shore of Great Salt Lake.
1893-06-20
Thomas Silverthorndebut
Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
referee: Tom Painter
1892-12-01
Charles Turner9 4 1
Ogden A.C., Ogden, Utah, USA
W DQ1/0
 W  
DQ
1/0
  
1892-11-16
157Charles Turner153¼9 3 0
Pastime A.C., Los Angeles, California, USA
W KO11/0
 W  
KO
11/0
  
1892-05-16
Charles Lange1 4 3
Walker Pavilion, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W TD2/0
 W  
TD
2/0
  
Lange hit the deck late in the 2nd round, before the next round got started opposing managers argued in the ring and then Captain Donovan with uniformed police interfered to end the fight. Referee Carroll declared Williams the winner and both fighters were charged with "disturbing the peace."
1892-05-06
158Frank Freeman1801 0 0
Opera House, Pocatello, Idaho, USA
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
referee: Doc Rooker
1892-04-08
California Jack Dempsey2 3 1
Walker Pavilion, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Williams collected the $200 side bets and the entire gate receipts, as Dempsey did not last the six rounds according to agreement. ~ Referee Jim Donaldson ~
1892-02-04
C H O'Briendebut
Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO2/15
 W  
KO
2/15
  
referee: Tom Donahue
Williams titled as "champion of Utah" and O'Brien "champion of Pennsylvania". O'Brien down in the 1st. (The Standard)
1892-01-01
Tom Mulligandebut
Electric Light Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
NNC1/0
 N 
NC
1/0
  
Mulligan quit upon getting socked for the first time, intimating that he was "out of condition."
1892-01-01
Jack Martindebut
Electric Light Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
NND3/3
 N 
ND
3/3
  
This bout on the benefit card for Herbert (The Maori) Slade. Williams also met San Francisco's Tom Mulligan the same night.
1891-12-18
Charles Lange1 4 2
Ogden, Utah, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Salt Lake Tribune: "After expenses, each fighter received $100."
1891-11-26
George LaBlanche37 6 11
San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS17/17
 W  
PTS
17/17
  
1891-09-01
George Morrison2 1 0
Grand Opera House, Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO5/0
 W  
KO
5/0
  
Utah Heavyweight Title
1890-07-15
Ed Wilsondebut
Salt Lake A.C., Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO5/15
 W  
KO
5/15
  
referee: Butch Leo
"In the third round Wilson was knocked down and saved by the bell, then he went down three more times in the fourth round and again was saved by the call of time."--Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune, 8/24/1890
1890-06-06
Jim Straderdebut
Walker Pavilion, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
referee: Ed Kelly
1890-05-23
170Frank Purcell140debut
Salt Lake A.C., Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
referee: James Donaldson
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