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James Smith

W L D
44 17 1
32 KOs 7 KOs
last 6


bouts 62
rounds 364
KOs 52%
 
global ID 563
US ID006280
aliasBonecrusher
born 1953-04-03
debut1981-11-05 / age 28
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 4″   /   193cm
reach
82″   /   208cm
residence
Magnolia, North Carolina, USA
birth place
Magnolia, North Carolina, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1999-06-18
275Larry Holmes25066 6 0
Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
LTKO8/10
 L 
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:00   referee: Bill Clancy   judges: Bruce FosterJoel DovenbargerDonald Thomas
1998-11-27
261Dave Slaughter2265 23 1
Genisis Center, Gary, Indiana, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:50   referee: Timothy Adams   judges: John WilsonTed GimzaJohnny Jackson
1998-07-04
281¾Joe Bugner26167 13 1
Carrara Basketball Stadium, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
LRTD1/12
 L 
RTD
1/12
  
referee: Bruce McTavish
World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
Smith retires after the first round with a shoulder injury.
1998-02-25
265Lynwood Jones3009 25 0
The Ritz, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1996-04-11
269¾Troy Roberts239¾7 1 0
University of British Colombia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:36   referee: Gord Racette
1995-08-22
250Eli Dixon2703 1 1
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1995-03-25
275Bernd Friedrich22013 4 0
Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1994-10-07
267Brian Nielsen26512 0 0
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
LTKO5/8
 L 
TKO
5/8
  
1994-09-17
270Axel Schulz21520 1 1
Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1994-01-18
250Lionel Butler24919 10 1
Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:19   referee: Harley Cooper   judges: Harry FarnerMike McGinnisSteve Pelster
1993-12-03
253Marshall Tillman22813 9 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Martin Coscino
"People's Choice One-Night Heavyweight Tournament" fight
1993-12-03
253Lester Jackson2785 1 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Martin Coscino
"People's Choice One-Night Heavyweight Tournament" fight
1993-12-03
253Daniel Dancuta2508 1 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
LUD3/3
 L 
UD
3/3
  
referee: Martin Coscino 27-30 27-30 27-30
"People's Choice One-Night Heavyweight Tournament" fight
1993-09-14
256Elijah Tillery23 6 0
Harrah's Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 2:51   referee: Rudy Battle
1993-08-07
258Andrew Stokes22914 9 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: John Riley 99-87, Debra Barnes 99-88, John Stewart 96-90
Stokes down in rounds 1 & 9.
1993-06-26
265Kevin Ford23614 3 0
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
1993-06-01
260Donnell Wingfield21321 4 1
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:53   referee: Joe O'Neil   judges: Ron GreenleyAl MorrisBobby Grasso
1993-02-27
246Michael Moorer21830 0 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judges: Vincent Rainone 92-98, Eugene Grant 91-99, Al DeVito 93-98
1992-06-26
229Greg Page23034 10 0
Cleveland State Convocation Centre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1992-04-24
Danny Wofford11 17 2
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
W TKO8/0
 W  
TKO
8/0
  
1992-02-15
237Mark Wills22711 9 1
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 96-94 99-91 96-94
1991-12-13
245Andre Crowder203½6 16 2
Union Hall, Countryside, Illinois, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:50   referee: Pete Podgorski   judges: Mike GliennaJerry JakubcoGordon Volkman
1991-11-04
250Levi Billups228¾15 5 0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Filippo   judges: James Jen Kin 91-98, Chuck Hassett 91-98, Rudy Jordan 94-96
Billups down in round nine.
1991-09-24
249Marshall Tillman2239 4 1
Metairie, Louisiana, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 2:14   referee: Lucien Joubert   judges: Martin CoscinoPete GiarussoPaul Sita
1991-09-17
245Jeff Sims219¾22 8 0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1991-08-06
244½Everett Martin249½17 11 1
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 0:50   referee: Marty Sammon   judges: Jack CampbellDave NelsonMarshall Walker
1991-07-22
249¾Kimmuel Odum23612 5 0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 2:37   referee: Gwen Adair   judges: Lou FilippoRudy JordanLou Moret
IBC Heawyweight Junior World Championship - Odum down thrice in the third round for an automatic stoppage.
1991-06-28
252Terry Armstrong2529 13 0
Salle Leyrit, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
referee: Francis Risani   judge: Stephane Nicolo
1991-04-28
240Lawrence Carter22219 3 0
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:28   referee: Bruce Foster
1990-04-04
247Mike Weaver21134 14 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Santarpia   judges: Barbara Perez 118-109, Harold Lederman 117-110, Billy Costello 118-107
WBA Americas Heavyweight Title
1990-02-20
239Manoel de Almeida2213 10 2
Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W RTD6/10
 W  
RTD
6/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Arthur Mercante
1989-12-14
237Mike Rouse234¼12 3 1
Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 1:42   referee: Bill Mosely
1989-10-21
233Jesse McGhee6 4 0
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1989-09-29
238Calvin Jones23812 2 0
Durham, North Carolina, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
1989-07-02
249Donovan Ruddock22721 1 1
Cumberland Co. Memorial Arena, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:18   referee: Tony Perez
1988-07-30
262Mike Rouse22711 0 0
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
DTD3/0
 D 
TD
3/0
  
Rouse, down in 2nd, is unable to continue after being cut by an accidental head-butt
1987-08-09
249Adilson Rodrigues220½25 2 0
Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Antonio Bernardo Soares   judges: Paulo Laguna 96-98, Delcio Gava 97-98, Alexandre Dib 100-91
1987-03-07
233Mike Tyson21928 0 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Lou Tabat 106-120, Dalby Shirley 107-119, Jose Juan Guerra 107-119
WBC World heavyweight title
WBA World heavyweight title
1986-12-12
228½Tim Witherspoon233½25 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO1/15
 W  
KO
1/15
  
time: 2:12   referee: Luis Rivera   judges: Joe SantarpiaSamuel Conde LopezJulio Roldan
WBA World heavyweight title
1986-08-23
245David Bey23015 2 0
Cumberland County Auditorium, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Luis Rivera   judges: George Colon 98-92, George DeGabriel 98-91, Harold Lederman 97-92
Bey was knocked down in the 10th round
1986-06-07
243Jesse Ferguson21714 2 0
Hamilton, Bermuda
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Luis Rivera   judges: Clevelyn Crichlow 96-96, Gerry Leone 98-94, Victor Richmond 97-95
1986-04-05
240Mike Weaver21528 11 1
Coliseum Theatre, Latham, New York, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:29   referee: Luis Rivera   judges: Carol CastellanoHarold LedermanShane Shahinian
1986-02-23
234Marvis Frazier20615 1 0
Auditorium, Richmond, California, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Henry Elesperu 95-96   judges: Joan Ortega 93-97, John Campbell 95-96
Frazier down in Round 5
1985-06-15
228¾Tim Witherspoon221½20 2 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: John McSweeny 109-119, Dave Moretti 109-119, Dick Cole 109-119
NABF heavyweight title
1985-04-29
236Jose Ribalta21917 1 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
judges: Bill GrahamJack MilicichDon Ackerman
Ribalta down in the first round
1985-03-15
236Tony Tubbs228¼19 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Herb Santos 93-97, Dave Moretti 93-97, Jerry Roth 93-97
1984-11-09
227Larry Holmes221½45 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO12/15
 L 
TKO
12/15
  
time: 2:10   referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Glen Hamada 100-109, Duane Ford 101-108, Henry Elesperu 100-108
IBF World heavyweight title
1984-05-13
231Frank Bruno22221 0 0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
referee: Harry Gibbs
1984-02-19
234Rahim Muhammad7 12 0
Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
referee: Brian Garry
1983-11-04
232Leroy Boone15 15 2
Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1983-08-23
233¼Walter Santemore223¾20 12 0
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1983-06-14
Eugene Cato1 1 0
Ramada Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1983-05-10
231½Lynwood Jones2662 3 0
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1983-04-23
230Lee Cohen0 1 0
Brooklyn, New York, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1983-04-02
231Nate Robinson2053 3 0
Lancaster Host Resort, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:35
1982-12-14
231Larry Givens2223 10 0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1982-10-16
Lonnie Chapman2 3 0
Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1982-09-11
230Chris McDonald213¾8 0 1
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W MD8/8
 W  
MD
8/8
  
referee: Rudy Battle 5-2   judges: Frank Brunette 4-4, John Stewart 5-3
1982-07-31
Louis Alexander2 3 2
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1982-04-22
232Mike Cohen8 1 0
Sheraton Charleston Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1982-01-30
252Ricky Parkey1962 0 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1981-11-05
246¼James Broad2352 0 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LKO4/6
 L 
KO
4/6
  
time: 1:07   referee: Joe O'Neil
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