Jimmy Darcy
Global ID11317
birthdate 1898-06-06
death date 1972-05-13 (73)
aliasFighting Jimmy
country USA
residencePortland, Oregon, USA
birth placeBucharest, Romania
birth nameValeri (Valley) Trambitas
won 58 (KO 19) + lost 75 (KO 8) + drawn 40 = 175
rounds boxed 1081
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 6 : drawn 2
rounds boxed 84
Total Bouts 184 KO% 10.33

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1931-11-23Jerry Johnsen23-2-0
Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USALKO1
time: 0:51
1931-08-17Jack Dessimoz5-4-2
Starlight Park, Bronx, New York, USALPTS55
1931-07-24Joe Lillich5-2-0
Edgerton Park Arena, Rochester, New York, USAWKO46
1931-06-30Maxie Brown3-10-1
Arena Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
Number of rounds uncertain. Toronto Globe
1931-06-25Vicente Parrile1-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS44
Billed as Jimmy Darcy of Bridgeport, CT
1931-05-08Walter Cobb18-4-0
Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USALKO210
From the New Haven Journal Courier (Laurence Fielding).
1930-05-27Young Firpo51-8-1
Auditorium Theater, Spokane, Washington, USALTKO36
Darcy's corner threw in the towel
1930-05-07Fred Gallis5-0-1
Kelso, Washington, USALPTS66
1927-12-23Young Firpo30-4-1
Wallace, Idaho, USALPTS1212
Darcy was knocked down three times for a count of nine in the 7th
1927-07-19Battling Slim Ryan25-8-5
Dugdale Park, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS66
1927-04-19George Courtney31-3-1
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALTKO48
time: 2:53 | referee: Tommy Reilly
1927-03-28Benny Ross37-24-9
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS66
1927-02-15Johnny Gill11-7-1
Chestnut Street Auditorium, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USALSD88
1927-01-31Vincent Forgione19-11-1
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Chester Times, and Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman). Forgione won seven of the eight rounds.
1927-01-17Vincent Forgione19-11-1
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Cheater Times, and Atlantic City Press (Herb Goldman).
1927-01-10Eddie Huffman18-8-4
Laurel Garden, Newark, New Jersey, USALTKO310
Bout was stopped with Darcy staggering around the ring, and bleeding badly from a cut.
1927-01-07Paul Swiderski0-1-0
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USAWKO78
Swiderski fought as "Paul Swider." From Boxing Blade, January 22, 1927, page 11.
1926-11-23Walter Cleghorn8-1-2
Crystal Pool, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS66
1926-11-10Roy Cliffe14-8-3
Liberty Hall, Bellingham, Washington, USADPTS66
1926-09-06Mickey Rockson27-29-21
Walla Walla, Washington, USALPTS66
1926-05-15Joe Wilson14-8-7
Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaLKO3
1926-04-27Bert Tribbey35-25-11
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWPTS44
Darcy fought under his somewhat given name of Valley Trambitas in this bout. The Portland commission would revoke Darcy's boxing license in October, due to his eroded skills.
1926-03-02Jimmy Moore20-10-1
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USALPTS66
1925-11-10Cliff Ramies12-10-3
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS66
1925-10-16Frankie Denny70-36-38
Sacramento, California, USALPTS66
1925-09-30Tiger Bob Robinson0-1-0
National Hall, San Francisco, California, USADPTS66
1925-09-22Young Franklin6-9-3
East Side Arena, San Jose, California, USADPTS66
1925-09-01Cliff Ramies12-9-2
East Side Arena, San Jose, California, USAWPTS1010
1925-08-25Jimmy Bartlett4-2-1
Sportsman's Club, Vallejo, California, USALPTS?
1925-07-15Brownie Proctor8-4-0
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USADPTS44
1925-06-05Joe Roche26-3-6
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALTKO810
referee: Eddie Hanlon
1925-05-27Racehorse Roberts54-21-25
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USAWPTS44
1925-04-25Lou Rollinger13-4-5
Taft Arena, Taft, California, USALPTS1010
As Darcy Trambitas
1925-03-25Battling Ivy10-2-5
Taft Arena, Taft, California, USAWPTS88
Darcy boxed as Darcy Trambitas
1925-03-21George Manley25-5-6
Lyceum A.C., Los Angeles, California, USALPTS66
1924-12-16Leo Lomski12-2-1
Aberdeen, Washington, USALPTS66
Controversial Decision according to the Portland Oregonian. Often recorded as a KO 6. Darcy's autobiography claims that Lomski was on his back as the bell rung to end the 6th.
1924-11-12Eddie Robinson8-0-0
Armory, Portland, Oregon, USAWTKO510
referee: Ralph Gruman
1924-10-29Frankie Denny67-35-37
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USALPTS44
1924-10-24Art Malay7-2-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWTKO24
referee: Toby Irwin
1924-09-16Racehorse Roberts51-20-22
Arena, Vernon, California, USALPTS44
Roberts down in the 3rd
1924-07-04Oakland Billy Harms25-10-8
Elliott Park, Everett, Washington, USADPTS66
referee: Nick Sugar
For all bouts of this card, Referee: Nick Sugar; Timekeeper: Otto Nicholson.
1924-06-24Fred Cullen14-4-6
Dugdale Park, Seattle, Washington, USALPTS66
1924-04-28Joe Lohman11-9-2
Fremont Theatre, Fremont, Ohio, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Sandusky Register
1924-04-19Tiger Flowers53-8-3
Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York, New York, USALPTS1212
Flowers won every round and dished out a one-sided beating to Darcy.
1924-04-11Bing Conley12-2-0
City Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from Lewiston Sun and Lewiston Journal (both draw) Darcy won the newspaper decision. Maine Boxing Record Book and the Boston Globe.
1924-03-03Paul Berlenbach9-0-0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALTKO312
Darcy was floored in the 1st from a left to the stomach. Berlenbach battered him all over the ring in the 2nd, and knocked him down again for no count with another left to the body. Berlenbach then floored him three more times in the 3rd, before the referee stopped the bout.
1924-01-09Ted Moore37-7-0
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1923-11-28Fay Keiser20-12-4
Liberty Theatre, Cumberland, Maryland, USALPTS1212
judge: C.V. Burns
1923-10-04Harry Greb68-3-2
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
referee: Joe Keally
Newspaper win for Greb (World News), New York Times The Pittsburgh Post reported that Darcy gave Greb a good battle for five rounds. Then Greb, who had been trying to knock out Darcy, reverted to his old style and gave Darcy a terrific beating in the last five. Darcy kept trying and stood up well under the pummeling, but lost badly.
1923-09-17Jock Malone44-4-3
Columbus, Ohio, USALPTS1212
1923-08-31Jack Delaney32-3-1
Polo Grounds, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1923-07-20Jimmy Delaney14-0-1
Baseball Park, Omaha, Nebraska, USALPTS1010
referee: Curley Ulrich
1923-06-14Lou Bogash62-5-11
State Street Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USALPTS1212
referee: Jim Galvin
Darcy down twice
1923-06-04Young Stribling60-3-11
Driving Park, Columbus, Georgia, USALPTS1010
referee: Lt. Fay Smith
1923-05-29Frank Carbone25-20-6
Knickerbocker A.C. Arena, Albany, New York, USALPTS1212
1923-05-14Lou Bogash60-5-11
State Street Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USALDQ312
Darcy took a count without being hit, and the referee stopped the fight.
1923-05-11Danny Needham6-2-2
Dexter Park Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO410
Needham was a sub for Tommy Loughran, who refused to enter the ring due to the small crowd. Loughran had been a sub for Harry Greb.
1923-04-28Pat Walsh8-8-0
Clermont Avenue Rink, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS1212
1923-03-27Young Fisher24-27-6
Knickerbocker A.C. Arena, Albany, New York, USADPTS1212
1923-03-02Jeff Smith74-6-2
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Smith won the newspaper decision according to wire service reports (for example Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)
1923-02-06Jimmy O'Hagan17-2-0
Knickerbocker A.C. Arena, Albany, New York, USADPTS1212
1922-12-19Joe Eagan70-38-29
Arena, Milwaukie, Oregon, USALPTS1010
1922-12-08Sailor Tom King7-7-3
Baker Theatre, Baker City, Oregon, USANCNC?10
Result could not be found in the Portland Oregonian, though it was scheduled.
1922-11-01Sailor Tom King5-7-2
Arena, Milwaukie, Oregon, USADPTS1010
1922-10-13Tommy Robson37-28-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1212
Darcy entered the ring with plaster covering a gash over his right eye. The cut was opened almost immediately and he bled profusely throughout the fight.
1922-10-06Young Fisher21-24-4
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALPTS1212
referee: Claude Tibbitts
1922-09-15Young Fisher20-24-4
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALPTS1212
1922-09-04Jimmy Clabby79-20-23
Floyd Fitzsimmons' Arena, Michigan City, Indiana, USALNWS1010
Clabby won the newspaper decision (New York Times)
1922-08-25Eddie Record9-6-1
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWTKO712
referee: Mickey Hamill
Ricord was not allowed out for the 8th round
1922-06-02Young Fisher19-23-4
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALPTS1212
referee: Claude Tibbitts
1922-05-24Pal Reed34-7-1
Queensboro Stadium, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USAWKO1112
1922-04-28Tommy Loughran9-1-0
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USALPTS1212
Lougrhan won easily according to the Syracuse Herald.
1922-03-03Billy Shade38-11-18
Arena, Syracuse, New York, USAWPTS1212
1922-02-24Andy Palmer22-6-12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1922-01-24Tommy Loughran9-1-0
Ice Palace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Loughran won the newspaper decison. Loughran was down in the 3rd for a count of "8." Darcy's autobiography claims that all the local papers gave the bout to Loughran, but one had it a draw. Actually, both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) had Loughran winning, as did also the Philadelphia Record in its year-end summary.
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