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John L. Davis

W L D
36 16 3
14 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 55
rounds 409
KOs 25%
 
global ID 26399
aliasChocolate Ice Cube
born 1926-04-06
debut1946-10-15 / age 20
divisionlightweight
residence
Richmond, California, USA
birth place
El Dorado, Arkansas, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1951-03-23
136Eddie Giosa14565 26 8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Joseph 3-7   judges: Bill Healy 6-3, Joe Agnello 5-5
Giosa had subbed for Ike Williams two days before. Crowd felt Giosa won.
Davis announced his retirement April 2nd, due to a detached retina that was threatening him with blindness.
1951-03-06
138Philip Kim14426 3 2
Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Walter Cho 17-12   judges: Albert Botelho 26-12, Louis Freitas 19-13
1951-02-27
137½Nick Moran14826 18 6
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
DTD8/10
 D 
TD
8/10
  
referee: Johnny Indrisano 40-38   judges: Frank Holborow 39-38, Tommy Hart 39-38
Moran suffered an eye cut from Davis butting him, causing the decision to be a draw. Davis was ahead on points, but Moran was the victim of the butt; if Moran had been ahead on points he would have been called the winner. (see The Ring, May 1951, page 46)
1950-12-15
138Charley Salas14586 29 10
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Holborow 53-58   judges: Frankie Van 53-58, Tommy Hart 53-57
1950-12-05
133½Freddie Herman13530 11 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: Charley Randolph 67-65   judges: Frank Holborow 66-66, Reggie Gilmore 68-64
USA California State lightweight title
Davis was knocked down for a no-count in the 1st round.
1950-11-15
135Freddie Dawson13778 8 4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
1950-10-31
136Bernard Docusen14668 6 5
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 0:08   referee: Johnny Indrisano
USA California State welterweight title
Docusen knocked down twice in the 2nd round
1950-09-26
135Art Aragon13542 10 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Stone 67-66   judges: Reggie Gilmore 69-64, Frankie Van 69-63
USA California State lightweight title
1950-08-29
133½Carlos Chavez13452 7 8
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Abe Roth 74-58   judges: Frankie Van 74-59, Joe Stone 73-59
USA California State lightweight title
1950-08-08
139Harold Jones13844 18 3
Motor City Speedway, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
1950-07-21
137Irvin Steen14434 10 5
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Charley Randolph 64-60   judges: Dynamite Jackson 68-57, Tommy Herman 68-56
USA California State welterweight title
1950-06-30
133½Harold Jones13844 17 3
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 56-54   judges: Tommy Herman 58-53, Jimmy Wilson 55-55
1950-06-16
134¾Joe Brown134¾38 11 6
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Reggie Gilmore 58-53   judges: Frank Rustich 57-53, Jack McDonald 57-53
1950-05-10
137Sammy Angott14492 27 8
Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1950-04-05
137Gene Burton14550 10 10
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Johnny Lotsey   judges: Jack DowneyToby Irwin
1950-03-15
135Giuseppe Colasanti1358 13 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1950-02-27
137½Ike Williams143108 12 3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson   judges: Charley DavidsonRoy Winters
1950-01-20
136Nick Diaz13920 11 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:42   referee: Frankie Van
1949-12-30
133¾Baby Neff Ortiz134½9 0 1
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:50   referee: Reggie Gilmore
1949-12-06
139Bill Eddy14135 17 3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1949-10-18
136Harold Jones13840 12 3
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Jimmy Wilson   judges: Alfred BalletBart Spellman
1949-09-30
136½Art Aragon134½33 8 4
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Van 54-56   judges: Mushy Callahan 55-56, Tommy Herman 55-55
1949-09-20
137Joey Velez13818 3 4
Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Velez was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1949-07-26
134Tommy Campbell13533 5 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Johnny Indrisano
A cut right eye suffered by Davis, forced the stoppage.
1949-06-24
132Tommy Campbell13632 5 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Abe Roth 55-55   judges: Benny Whitman 54-57, Jimmy Wilson 54-56
1949-05-02
136Chucho Llanes13413 17 4
Ocean Park Arena, Santa Monica, California, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Frankie Van
1949-03-30
136Mario Trigo13636 17 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 1:30   referee: Jack Silver
1949-03-08
132Enrique Bolanos13462 8 3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Charley Randolph 52-58   judges: Tommy Herman 54-56, Benny Whitman 53-57
1949-02-15
134Raul Esqueda13625 2 2
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 56-54   judges: Jimmy Wilson 56-55, Frank Holborow 57-54
1949-01-19
136Irvin Steen14025 6 4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1948-11-17
138½Bernard Docusen142½53 3 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-11-03
133Maxie Docusen13448 0 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie James 54-56   judges: Frankie Carter 54-57, Toby Irwin 52-55
1948-09-29
Benny Walker10 2 4
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frankie Brown   judges: Toby IrwinJack Silver
1948-07-21
Art Aragon21 7 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-06-23
Art Aragon21 6 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1948-05-14
133Tommy Campbell13523 3 0
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:08   referee: Frankie Van
1948-03-10
135Mario Trigo13530 12 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1948-02-18
134½Rudy Cruz138½28 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-01-07
134Enrique Bolanos135½54 7 3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Bolanos was knocked down in the 1st round.
1947-12-17
Dave Hernandez26 21 8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
referee: Frankie Brown
The bout was stopped after Hernandez, rose from a knockdown.
1947-10-08
136Al Medrano13428 6 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1947-09-10
Joe Kelly12 4 6
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-08-20
135Darnell Carter13430 15 8
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Jack Dempsey
1947-07-23
134Jimmy Florita135½27 29 15
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-07-16
Joe Kelly12 2 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
Kelly was knocked down twice.
1947-06-25
138Johnny Miller1413 0 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1947-06-04
137½Maxie Ankele1387 3 2
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
1947-05-16
Leroy Willis18 3 0
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1947-04-11
Henry Paz40 28 15
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Jack Downey   judges: Eddie JamesJohnny Lotsey
1947-03-17
134Jimmy Florita13424 29 12
Stockton, California, USA
LTKO2/6
 L 
TKO
2/6
  
1947-02-05
137Leroy Willis14117 1 0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LTKO1/6
 L 
TKO
1/6
  
1947-01-17
Paul Guerrero13 7 1
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1946-12-11
Hammo Kazarian5 3 1
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
1946-11-12
136Frankie Gallardo13814 6 3
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1946-10-15
Emil Barao1 2 0
Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
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No Contest
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