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Jamaica Kid

W L D
8 34 3
3 KOs 14 KOs
last 6


bouts 45
rounds 375
KOs 3%
 
global ID 35817
birth nameRobert Buckley
born 1896-00-00
death date1938-06-12 / age 42
debut1916-04-18 / age 20
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
Belize

newspaper decisions
bouts rounds won lost drawn
88 428 13 24 6

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1928-01-20
Jack Gagnon25 10 0
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1927-12-01
Ike McFowler0 1 0
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
This fight is listed in McFowler's record in Everlast Boxing Record, but location and exact date is not given.
1927-11-08
Battling J.D.14 3 2
Gowdy Field, Fort Benning, Georgia, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1927-10-17
Martin Burke47 23 5
Bristol Arena, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
LKO3/10
 L 
KO
3/10
  
1927-09-05
Jack Gagnon20 7 0
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
1927-08-12
181Jim Maloney20427 4 0
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
LKO4/10
 L 
KO
4/10
  
time: 1:04   referee: Eddie Forbes
Attendance: 8,000
1926-12-10
175Jack Delaney172½61 7 2
State Armory, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
LTKO3/15
 L 
TKO
3/15
  
time: 1:13
NYSAC World light heavyweight title
1926-11-29
Kid Rosedebut
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Newspaper decision from the Chester Times
1926-08-06
174Maxie Rosenbloom16535 7 6
Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
LKO6/8
 L 
KO
6/8
  
1926-07-23
Maxie Rosenbloom35 7 6
Bacharach Ball Park, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LNWS8/8
 L 
NWS
8/8
  
A new result for Rosenbloom who easily defeated the Original Jamaica Kid. (Chester Times) According to the Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman), Rosenbloom won seven of the rounds.
1925-10-30
Sunny Jim Williams38 8 8
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1925-10-24
Bob Lawson24 8 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1925-08-08
Roscoe Hall3 7 0
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LDQ6/6
 L 
DQ
6/6
  
1925-08-01
Jake Warren0 1 0
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
This fight is listed in Warren's record in Everlast Boxing Record, but location and exact date is not given. It is possible that the fight occurred in 1926 instead of 1925.
1925-03-09
175Jack Delaney16646 6 1
Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
referee: Dick Nugent
1925-02-05
Tiger Flowers80 9 4
Lakeside Park Pavillion, Dayton, Ohio, USA
LTKO10/12
 L 
TKO
10/12
  
1924-10-11
176Tiger Flowers16866 8 3
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
1924-09-15
Tiger Flowers63 8 3
Columbus, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Pittsburgh Post reported that Flowers gave Jamaica Kid another licking.
1924-07-27
Sully Montgomery15 5 0
Muscatine, Iowa, USA
LKO4/10
 L 
KO
4/10
  
1924-07-21
Tiger Flowers59 8 3
Covington, Kentucky, USA
LDQ3/10
 L 
DQ
3/10
  
1924-06-27
Tiger Flowers58 8 3
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Flowers reported to have the better in Boxing Blade.
1924-05-17
Ted Moore41 8 0
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1924-03-03
Tiger Flowers50 8 3
Fremont Theatre, Fremont, Ohio, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Pittsburgh Post reported that Jamaica Kid was floored three times and badly beaten.
1924-02-18
171¾Jeff Smith162½78 6 2
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1924-01-21
Lee Anderson32 19 11
Weller Theater, Zanesville, Ohio, USA
DNWS12/12
 D 
NWS
12/12
  
referee: Billy Hutch
Newspaper decision from the Zanesville Signal
1923-12-26
176Tut Jackson186½53 9 3
Weller Theater, Zanesville, Ohio, USA
W NWS12/12
 W  
NWS
12/12
  
referee: Billy Hutch
Newspaper decision from the Zanesville Times Recorder
1923-11-27
Lee Anderson31 19 11
Springfield, Illinois, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Chicago Tribune reported that Anderson had the better of the fight.
1923-09-04
Tiger Flowers44 7 2
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Fuzzy Woodruff
1923-07-30
Tut Jackson47 8 3
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1923-07-14
Kid Norfolk68 17 6
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USA
LKO2/12
 L 
KO
2/12
  
time: 2:38   referee: Joe Jeanette
1923-06-27
Tut Jackson45 5 2
Elmwood Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1923-05-22
Jeff Smith75 6 2
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Boston Globe reported that Smith gave Jamaica Kid a licking.
1923-05-20
Tut Jackson45 5 2
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
This fight comes from a record for Tut Jackson by Tim Leone. The date is probably wrong, but Tim's source is uncertain.
1923-04-20
180½Tiger Flowers172½40 6 2
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
The Toledo News-Bee reported that the Toledo fans had seldom seen a fighter 'fight so fast, so aggressively, so willingly and so thoroly as did this Tiger Boy.'
1923-04-04
Tut Jackson43 5 2
Springfield, Ohio, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
This was a decision fight per Sandusky Register.
1923-02-26
171Jeff Smith16273 6 2
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Art Straub
1923-02-22
Jeff Smith73 6 2
Exposition Building, Portland, Maine, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Boston Globe reported that Smith had much the better of this fight.
1923-02-19
Tut Jackson41 5 2
Washington Court House, Ohio, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1923-01-09
173Willie Walker162½9 1 1
15th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
New York State National Guard Light Heavyweight Title
1922-12-05
173¾John Lester Johnson180¼19 9 0
15th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
New York State National Guard Light Heavyweight Title
1922-08-21
Jeff Smith66 6 2
McCabe Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1922-07-26
Tiger Flowers30 5 2
Covington, Kentucky, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1922-07-04
Jack Leslie3 1 0
Cattle Congress Hippodrome, Waterloo, Iowa, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Waterloo Evening Courier which reported that the 'the Jamaica Kid is fast, mighty fast, and he put up flashes of speed against an opponent outweighing him by 30 pounds, which called for admiration.'
1922-04-10
Panama Joe Gans54 7 4
Danceland Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman) eported the fight as even. Gans was floored in the second round from a left hook to the body. Jamaica Kid was hurt in the seventh round and Gans then appeared to start "pulling his punches."
1922-03-01
Jeff Clark91 29 15
Golden Gate A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W NWS8/8
 W  
NWS
8/8
  
Philadelphia Public Ledger reported that Jamaica Kid had the better of fight.
1921-12-30
174Kid Norfolk177¾59 14 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
Norfolk is the Colored Light-Heavyweight Champion at this time.
1921-05-03
175Kid Norfolk181¼58 13 4
Manhattan Casino, New York, New York, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
1921-01-05
Kid Norfolk53 13 4
Roller Palace Rink, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the Detroit Free Press (Herb Goldman). Jamaica Kid put up a good fight but Norfolk (who was heavier) won decisively. Jamaica was hurt only once, in round eight.
1920-10-25
172Jeff Smith16553 3 1
Arena, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Wire service reports said that Smith had the better of fight.
1920-09-03
Kid Norfolk48 13 4
5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1920-05-17
172Kid Norfolk18544 12 4
Coliseum, Toledo, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Newspaper decision from the Toledo News-Bee, which reported that Norfolk scored an easy win and could have halted his opponent at any given time.
1920-05-11
Panama Joe Gans27 6 3
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1920-03-29
171Sam Langford192116 18 28
Columbus, Ohio, USA
LTKO7/12
 L 
TKO
7/12
  
1919-12-11
Jeff Smith44 3 1
State Armory, Binghamton, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Binghamton Press reported that this was a poor fight which was even.
1919-12-03
Kid Norfolk42 12 4
Columbus, Ohio, USA
LNWS12/12
 L 
NWS
12/12
  
Philadelphia Record reported Norfolk as having had the better of fight in its annual summary.
1919-11-13
Jeff Smith44 3 1
Atlantic City S.C., Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LNWS8/8
 L 
NWS
8/8
  
Smith reported by Philadelphia Public Ledger to have had the better of fight.
1919-11-04
Kid Norfolk41 12 4
Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1919-10-23
Clay Turner18 2 0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Jack Lewis
Syracuse Herald reported that Turner had the better of fight.
1919-10-17
Young Jack Johnson13 10 7
Wachusett A.C., Clinton, Massachusetts, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1919-09-19
Cleve Hawkins10 14 3
Clinton, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1919-08-18
171Clay Turner16917 2 0
Bison Stadium, Buffalo, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Buffalo Courier reported that the fight was even.
1919-07-28
Kid Norfolk40 12 4
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
Norfolk reported to have had the better of it in wire service reports and by the Philadelphoa Inquirer.
1919-07-24
Clay Turner17 2 0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LNWS8/8
 L 
NWS
8/8
  
Philadelphia Record shows Turner as having the better of fight in its annual list of results.
1919-03-03
Panama Joe Gans23 6 3
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
The Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) reported that Gans had the better of the fight, as did also the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1919-02-24
Young Battling Nelson2 1 0
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1919-01-01
Kid Norfolk36 12 4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LNWS6/6
 L 
NWS
6/6
  
hiladelphia Public Ledger reported that Norfolk had the better of the fight, as also did the Record. The Inquirer called it a draw.
1918-11-28
Jack Thompson10 3 1
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LKO5/6
 L 
KO
5/6
  
One of six bouts on a Thanksgiving Day boxing show. The main event featured Jack Dempsey.
1918-09-06
Young Fisher15 8 0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Ryan
Syracuse Herald (Paul Zabala) reported that Jamaica Kid had the better of the fight.
1918-08-13
Joe Rivers16 14 8
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1918-07-20
Johnny Saxon0 2 0
Morgan Station, New Jersey, USA
LNWS8/8
 L 
NWS
8/8
  
New Jersey newspapers reported that Saxon had the better of the fight.
1918-06-27
Jack London1 3 0
Globe A.C., Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1917-09-28
Paul Samson Koerner2 0 0
Freeport S.C., Freeport, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid). Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports a draw.
1917-09-21
Clay Turner9 0 0
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
New York City newspapers reported that Turner had the better of the fight.
1917-09-14
Larry Temple23 10 9
Freeport S.C., Freeport, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-09-10
Andy Schmaderdebut
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-05-25
Mike McTigue21 5 1
Harlem S.C., New York, New York, USA
LNWS10/10
 L 
NWS
10/10
  
New York City newspapers reported that McTigue had better of the fight. (Jack Kincaid)
1917-03-19
Tom Leary3 3 0
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1917-03-10
158Jack Clifford162debut
Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-02-19
158Val Sontag1571 1 0
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York newspapers (Jack Kincaid, Paul Zabala).
1917-02-10
159½Silent Martin16225 7 1
Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-02-05
157½Bud Clancy168½debut
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Age
1917-01-22
160Sailor Grande17423 11 8
Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
DNWS10/10
 D 
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-01-20
Jack Clifforddebut
Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1917-01-02
Battling Marshall2 1 0
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from New York City newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1916-10-23
George Ashe16 5 1
Military A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USA
W NWS10/10
 W  
NWS
10/10
  
Newspaper decision from the New York Age
1916-05-19
Eddie Palmer30 4 1
Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
1916-05-12
Eddie Palmer30 3 1
Orleans A.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W PTS15/15
 W  
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Harry Wills
1916-04-18
Gorilla Jones3 6 0
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
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