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Ronnie James

W L D
114 17 5
62 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 136
rounds 987
KOs 46%
 
global ID 46044
aliasRennie
born 1917-10-08
death date1977-06-12 / age 59
debut1933-01-21 / age 15
divisionlightweight
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
residence
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
birth place
Bon-y-maen, Wales, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1947-06-02
139Cliff Curvis138½21 2 0
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
Corner threw in towel. James down in round 3.
1947-05-20
141¼Mick Gibbons14384 49 15
Drill Hall, Neath, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Cut eye stoppage.
1947-01-13
145Tommy Burns14749 2 5
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W DQ4/12
 W  
DQ
4/12
  
referee: Joe Wallis
1946-09-04
134¼Ike Williams134¾76 9 3
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
LKO9/15
 L 
KO
9/15
  
time: 2:41   referee: Moss Deyong
National Boxing Association World lightweight title
James was knocked down seven times during the bout, including the final knockdown in the ninth round. — Associated Press report.
1946-07-11
141¼Pat Cunane141¾1 0 0
New St James Hall, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1946-06-12
145Maurice Ouezman143½24 22 4
Newport Athletic Grounds, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Ouezmann down in r3 and r9
1945-09-25
142½Jimmy Molloy142½30 7 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W DQ3/8
 W  
DQ
3/8
  
1945-07-02
Gwyn Williams37 4 0
Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1945-05-11
Arthur Danahar50 5 0
Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
LPTS3/3
 L 
PTS
3/3
  
1945-03-20
Cyril Wills7 7 1
Drill Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1945-02-12
Dick Shields37 16 3
Stow Hill Drill Hall, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1944-11-28
Johnny Russell16 5 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS3/3
 W  
PTS
3/3
  
1944-11-28
Gwyn Williams31 1 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LDQ6/10
 L 
DQ
6/10
  
1944-10-23
Jimmy Watson15 11 1
Drill Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1944-08-12
Eric Boon84 9 5
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO10/15
 W  
KO
10/15
  
BBBofC British lightweight title
1944-05-27
Arthur Danahar48 4 0
St Helens Ground, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1944-03-08
Arthur Danahar45 4 0
Tower Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LPTS3/3
 L 
PTS
3/3
  
Final British Army Welterweight Title
1943-07-31
Lefty Satan Flynn64 18 7
St Helens Ground, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Charlie Thomas
1943-06-14
Eric Dolby52 27 7
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1943-05-19
Lefty Satan Flynn61 17 7
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-03-17
Dick Shields23 4 2
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1943-03-06
Jimmy Watson13 6 0
Drill Hall, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1943-02-03
Lefty Satan Flynn59 15 7
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1943-01-21
Dick Corbett132 35 17
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W DQ5/10
 W  
DQ
5/10
  
Boxing News February 4, 1943
1942-12-12
Johnny Lockie7 2 0
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Exact date unknown / Held in January 1943
1942-12-02
Freddie Simpson32 8 1
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Boxing News December 10, 1942 P 15 & 16
1942-11-18
Jimmy Watson12 5 0
Town Hall, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1942-11-12
Jimmy Molloy13 1 2
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1942-09-23
Tommy Smith15 19 1
Queensberry Club, Soho, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1942-08-29
136Dave Crowley131¾100 29 10
Taff Vale Park, Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
Crowley floored twice in round 3 before his corner threw in the towel.
Reported in Boxing News 10 September 1942.
1942-05-25
Eric Dolby48 23 6
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
LDQ3/10
 L 
DQ
3/10
  
1942-05-03
Danny Mack21 28 6
Gess Pavilion, Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1941-11-22
Freddie Simpson24 6 1
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1941-09-29
Johnny Ward24 7 4
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-08-28
Harry Lazar45 3 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-04-22
Dave Finn72 55 16
Empress Hall, Earl's Court, London, United Kingdom
W DQ5/10
 W  
DQ
5/10
  
1940-03-18
133¼Freddie Simpson136¼16 2 1
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Jack Morris
Boxing March 20, 1940 P 9
1940-03-04
Joe Slark46 28 7
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
1939-11-27
Jimmy Vaughan34 13 9
Earls Court Empress Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1939-11-06
Al Binney4 2 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1939-09-23
Dennis (Young) Chadwick105 35 27
Drill Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Hull Daily Mail - Monday 25 September 1939
1939-07-31
Benny Caplan53 13 7
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
1939-07-17
Johnny Sayers7 6 2
Brynmawr, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1939-07-10
Dave Finn68 54 16
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1939-06-26
Billy Kid Brooks33 31 6
Drill Hall, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1939-05-15
Jack Carrick64 20 12
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1939-04-17
Dave Crowley89 22 9
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
LDQ6/15
 L 
DQ
6/15
  
Eliminator for British Lightweight Title
1939-03-02
Dave Finn67 53 14
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-02-08
Johnny Jones11 5 0
Dock Street Drill Hall, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1939-01-15
Dick Corbett121 27 15
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 17 January 1939
1938-12-19
Mak Perez10 15 5
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1938-11-21
Johnny McGrory60 11 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
Boxing November 23, 1938
1938-10-31
Mitsos Grispos11 16 5
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1938-10-14
Nobby Baker129 87 27
Judges Hall, Trealaw, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
1938-10-01
Charlie Curry13 8 3
Town Hall, Maesteg, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
1938-09-12
Tommy Hyams90 45 18
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO10/12
 W  
KO
10/12
  
1938-08-02
Billy Masters20 9 4
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1938-06-27
Freddie Miller197 23 8
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
LDQ8/12
 L 
DQ
8/12
  
1938-06-07
Danny Mack11 17 5
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1938-05-12
Danny Mack11 15 5
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-05-02
Dave Williams1 7 3
Sports Ground, Ebbw Vale, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO5/12
 W  
KO
5/12
  
1938-04-26
Matt Powell17 21 7
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1937-09-08
Tony Butcher32 44 2
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
LTKO6/12
 L 
TKO
6/12
  
1937-08-09
Douglas Kestrell58 31 15
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W DQ9/12
 W  
DQ
9/12
  
1937-07-19
Cuthbert Taylor108 54 17
St Helens Ground, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Boxing July 21, 1937 P 12
1937-03-29
Joe Riley13 3 1
Market Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
1937-03-15
Tommy Fox11 18 1
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
1937-03-07
Arnold Lagrand5 0 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-12-14
Willie Williamsdebut
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1936-12-07
Harold Kid Lewis19 11 3
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
1936-11-30
Frankie Simms5 9 1
Kings Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1936-11-20
Boyo Burns23 6 2
Millbay Rinkeries, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
Western Morning News - Saturday 21 November 1936
1936-11-09
Dick Corbett109 20 13
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1936-10-26
Teddy Hayes18 18 3
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1936-10-21
Tudor Thomas13 4 8
Town Hall, Maesteg, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
1936-10-05
Phineas John101 49 23
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO8/12
 W  
KO
8/12
  
Boxing October 7, 1936
1936-09-21
Johnny Peters58 37 12
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1936-07-27
George Morgan25 18 5
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
1936-07-13
Billy Charlton21 5 3
Junction Stadium, Miles Platting, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-04-28
Les Greenaway40 22 11
Public Hall, Briton Ferry, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1936-04-13
Bob Lamb23 14 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1936-03-12
Baltasar Sangchili63 11 10
The Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
1936-02-17
Danny Thomas3 8 3
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
1936-01-29
Dave Crowley72 18 8
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LDQ6/8
 L 
DQ
6/8
  
1936-01-12
Jackie Wilson46 9 3
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Dundee Courier - Monday 13 January 1936 P 4
1935-12-23
Dick Corbett97 20 12
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
1935-10-31
Len Beynon91 19 7
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Boxing November 6, 1935
1935-10-14
Jim Connelly3 1 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1935-09-21
Fred Nipper Morris17 13 2
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W RTD10/10
 W  
RTD
10/10
  
1935-09-05
Len Beynon90 18 7
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Boxing September 11, 1935
1935-07-29
Teddy Rollins32 10 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
Boxing July 31,1935 P 10
1935-07-15
Jack Collins4 6 0
Stanley Greyhound Track, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W DQ2/10
 W  
DQ
2/10
  
1935-07-01
Harry Daly11 5 2
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1935-06-09
Joe Horridge16 16 2
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1935-05-27
Fred Bailey3 0 1
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1935-04-28
Eric Jones63 20 9
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
Boxing News 11/11/66
1935-04-22
Jimmy Young Knowles23 12 3
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1935-04-08
Les Greenaway27 13 6
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1935-04-07
Stanley Battling Croft5 12 2
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1935-03-25
Benny Thackray115 50 12
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
Source : Vic Hardwicke
1935-03-10
Ernie Gaze9 4 0
The Ring, Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1935-03-04
Tucker Winch21 12 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1935-01-31
Arley Hollingsworth58 73 10
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1935-01-07
Terence Tancy Morgan112 57 38
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
Western Mail January 8, 1935
1934-12-26
Eddie Robertsdebut
Palais de Danse, Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1934-12-17
Tony McLeod2 5 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
1934-11-05
Bob Healey7 6 1
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1934-10-20
Wyndham Lewis0 2 0
Working Men's Club, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1934-10-08
Harry Edwards19 16 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1934-09-24
Johnny Barrett16 8 4
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1934-09-03
Dave Williams0 1 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
1934-08-27
Billy Jones7 4 3
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
1934-08-04
Frank Sweetman0 1 0
Vetch Field, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
1934-07-07
Llew Edwardsdebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1934-06-11
Jackie Bishop8 4 2
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
1934-05-12
Peter McCamleydebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1934-05-10
Young Brittondebut
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-04-23
Kid Leyland1 6 0
Hippodrome, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1934-04-14
Kid Daviesdebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
1934-03-17
Nick Cantwell1 0 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-03-10
Evan Evans0 1 2
Labour Stadium, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-02-17
Islwyn Howellsdebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1934-02-10
Reg Owendebut
Working Men's Club, Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1933-12-26
Idris Pugh2 8 2
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1933-12-16
Bert Reesdebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-12-02
Chick Jonesdebut
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1933-11-18
Johnny Griffiths0 2 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1933-10-21
Idris Pugh2 7 2
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1933-09-23
Harry Sullivan1 1 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1933-08-05
Boyo Rees32 38 11
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W DQ4/10
 W  
DQ
4/10
  
1933-07-22
Idris Pugh2 7 1
Market Hall, Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1933-06-24
Tubby Evans0 0 1
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1933-04-21
Ginger Williams3 11 5
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-04-01
Dave Collins0 1 0
Drill Hall, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1933-02-11
Reg Morgan0 1 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1933-01-21
110Sid Williams0 1 0
Mannesmann Hall, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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 bout
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