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Bobby Jones

W L D
39 29 8
5 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 76
rounds 597
KOs 7%
 
global ID 23884
born 1925-11-11
debut1945-10-24 / age 19
divisionmiddleweight
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
residence
Oakland, California, USA
birth place
Opelousas, Louisiana, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1958-09-04
158Jimmy Martinez15895 31 11
Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Marshall Leach 95-98   judges: Willis Barnes 96-98, C.R. Shelley 94-99
1958-05-19
Phil Moyer1578 0 0
Coliseum, Spokane, Washington, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Davey Ward 95-99   judges: Joey August 89-98, Carl Maxey 97-96
1958-03-04
159Jimmy Martinez15888 31 11
Madison Square Garden, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1957-06-08
159½Neal Rivers15933 5 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Charley Randolph 113-115   judges: Reggie Gilmore 110-119, Russ Bradford 112-117
vacant USA California State middleweight title
1956-03-13
157¼Hank Davis15827 16 9
Memorial Auditorium, Fresno, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Frank Manfredo
1955-04-15
157½Holly Mims157½40 13 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Zach Clayton 3-6   judges: Jim Mina 3-6, Nate Lopinson 2-7
1955-02-23
155½Jimmy Martinez157½66 17 7
Coliseum, Spokane, Washington, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joey August 89-99   judges: Carl Maxey 92-94, Hal Denny 94-97
1955-01-13
155Charley Salas154131 44 13
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-11-01
155Moses Ward159½21 5 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 5-4   judges: Arthur Schwartz 5-4, Nick Gamboli 6-3
1954-09-13
156Jimmy Martinez152¾62 15 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1954-07-28
157Georgie Johnson15427 5 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Harry Kessler 3-6   judges: Artie Aidala 3-6, Young Otto 4-6
1954-06-11
157Joey Giardello15953 12 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 4-5   judges: Artie Aidala 4-5, Frank Forbes 4-5
1954-04-21
154½Gil Turner152½42 5 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:12   referee: Zach Clayton
Fight stopped with Turner helpless on the ropes
1954-03-10
155Gil Turner15142 4 0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Dave Beloff 3-5   judges: Jim Mina 5-4, Lou Tress 6-3
1953-12-28
155¼George Benton15426 2 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 3-7   judges: Dave Stewart 4-5, Bill Recht 5-4
Benton was penalized a round for unnecessary roughness. A counterpuncher, he came on strong in the closing rounds, staggering Jones in round nine.
1953-03-20
152Johnny Bratton14955 20 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
time: 2:52   referee: Ray Miller 3-0   judges: Frank Forbes 4-0, Young Otto 2-2
1953-02-24
Willie Vaughn13 6 5
Stockton, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1953-01-23
152Willie Troy158¾17 0 0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Mark Conn 4-6   judges: Americo Schiavone 4-6, Artie Aidala 5-4
1952-10-11
152½Charley Salas153119 38 11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 58-52   judges: Lee Grossman 59-51, Joe Stone 59-51
1952-08-30
155Petey Servin15924 21 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 60-51   judges: Jack McDonald 58-52, Lee Grossman 58-52
1952-05-20
147Ramon Fuentes14613 1 0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore 65-67   judges: Tommy Hart 65-68, Jack McDonald 66-67
USA California State welterweight title
1952-05-09
Kid Guadalajaradebut
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1952-03-13
152Charley Salas154111 36 11
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1952-02-14
150½Art Soto150½38 10 3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Frankie Brown 66-67   judges: Fred Apostoli 65-67, Toby Irwin 67-66
USA California State middleweight title
1952-01-24
154Art Soto151½38 9 3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Flores   judges: Toby IrwinBilly Burke
1951-12-12
148½Maurice Harper14712 2 0
Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1951-11-27
146Freddie Dawson14785 10 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Stone 56-54   judges: Charley Randolph 56-54, Jimmy Wallace 56-55
1951-10-22
145¾Freddie Dawson14683 10 4
San Francisco, California, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
1951-10-02
151Clifton Lester147½33 21 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 58-52   judges: Reggie Gilmore 58-52, Dynamite Jackson 61-60
Jones was knocked down for a three-count in the 3rd round.
1951-09-25
149Lou Joseph15317 3 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Stone 58-52   judges: Lee Grossman 59-51, Charley Randolph 59-51
1951-09-07
147½Charley Salas146½104 31 11
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 58-52   judges: Joe Stone 58-52, Dynamite Jackson 58-52
1951-08-27
159Bobo Olson160½45 4 0
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
1951-08-11
Art Soto36 8 3
Eureka, California, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
USA California State middleweight title
1951-06-13
145½Maurice Harper145¾11 1 0
Oakland, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Eddie James
USA California State welterweight title
1951-05-25
146Charley Salas147½96 31 11
Madison Square Garden, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1951-03-23
146Charley Salas14992 30 10
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1951-03-09
150Charley Salas15091 30 10
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1951-01-31
150Esau Ferdinand15925 4 7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1950-06-26
Jack Snapp34 5 2
Armory, Klamath Falls, Oregon, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1949-04-08
144¾Bernard Docusen145½57 4 5
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1949-03-02
146Clyde Coyhis146½25 14 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
California State Welterweight Title Elimination Bout
1949-02-04
148½Erskine Howell157½18 8 0
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1949-01-19
150Erskine Howell15718 7 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1948-08-03
148Billy Tierney15224 13 3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Rod Murphy
1948-02-25
147½Phil Palmer14752 14 7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1947-11-04
Jimmy Shans28 18 6
San Jose, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-10-28
149Vince Turpin14438 1 4
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-05-13
143John Thomas13855 5 1
San Jose, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-04-08
144Bernard Docusen14336 1 4
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Clayton Frye 53-57   judges: Billy Burke 54-57, Ray Flores 50-61
1947-02-11
150Lepp Webster1607 13 7
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-01-14
Mickey Gimmell22 6 3
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1946-12-17
Sal Perea21 6 7
California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Not in Sacramento per the Oakland Tribune, which gave full results of the show.
1946-12-10
147½Sal Perea14721 5 7
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-11-27
Lepp Webster7 12 7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Oakland Jimmy Duffy
1946-10-25
147½Sal Perea149½19 4 7
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-09-18
147Willie Butler15410 8 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1946-08-28
145Melvin Bartholomew14718 17 7
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1946-08-12
148Larry Cartwright15716 9 5
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1946-06-12
Al Calderon18 9 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
Jones was reported in the Oakland Tribune as "Bobby Davis"
1946-06-07
Willie Mayberry5 1 3
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1946-05-31
148Tommy Lee1501 2 0
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
1946-04-15
145Willie Mayberry1471 0 1
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1946-04-01
149Billy Lee1461 3 3
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1946-03-04
Billy Lee1 1 1
Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1946-03-01
Santo Tringali15 3 0
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1946-02-13
Billy Lee1 0 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1946-01-04
Sal Perea5 3 2
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
LKO1/0
 L 
KO
1/0
  
1946-01-02
152Charles Enstrom1480 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1945-12-28
152Henry Woodward1450 3 1
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
1945-12-14
Bobby Wyman8 3 1
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1945-12-12
Jimmy Simmons5 5 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1945-12-10
152½Bobo Olson1594 0 0
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LKO2/4
 L 
KO
2/4
  
1945-11-14
155Buster Peaks1618 12 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LKO3/4
 L 
KO
3/4
  
1945-11-09
Eddie Mahoney4 0 2
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1945-11-07
Eddie Mahoney4 0 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
DPTS4/4
 D 
PTS
4/4
  
1945-10-24
Henry Anderson8 9 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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No Contest
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