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Jimmy Jones
Global ID26137
sexmale
birthdate 1896-06-01
death date 1979-09-25 (83)
divisionwelterweight
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
aliasFighting Welshman
country USA
residenceYoungstown, Ohio, USA
birth placeAlliance, Ohio, USA
birth nameJames E. Jones
won 33 (KO 16) + lost 7 (KO 0) + drawn 4 = 47
rounds boxed 367
Newspaper Decisions won 34 : lost 11 : drawn 7
rounds boxed 542
Total Bouts 99 KO% 16.16
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1929-08-26Frankie Palmo13-5-4
Armory Arena, Charleston, West Virginia, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Charleston Daily Mail
1929-02-15Larry Madge3-2-0
Armory, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1929-01-25Maxie Goldberg3-6-0
Armory, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWKO110
1928-07-09Georgie Ward35-13-1
Jersey City, New Jersey, USAWPTS1212
1928-07-02Tommy White89-11-6
Elks Club, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
1928-01-20Georgie Ward33-13-1
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USALNWS1010
This would have been a newspaper decision--Ward won according to the Newark Star-Eagle.
1927-11-14Jack Britton81-19-18
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USADNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1927-07-18Alex Simms15-5-4
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1927-06-27Alex Simms15-5-3
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
1927-04-12Gene Cardi13-5-1
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1927-04-04Joe Simonich29-21-12
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1927-03-14Eddie Dempsey19-12-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1927-01-24Pete Latzo43-3-2
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1927-01-17Eddie Burnbrook54-10-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
time: 0:20
1926-12-10Meyer Grace25-6-4
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USAWNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Chester Times and also from the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1926-12-06Tommy Jordan24-14-4
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1926-11-25Lowell Bobby Brown20-5-0
Crescent Rink, Lowell, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1926-11-22Bermondsey Billy Wells30-9-8
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1926-09-09Jack Hood13-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1010
1926-09-02Sailor Friedman28-12-4
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1926-06-02Buddy Clark11-9-0
Braves Field, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO410
Result from the Boston Globe.
1926-05-12Jimmy Finley59-9-10
Armory, Toledo, Ohio, USANCNC812
The bout was halted at the start of round 8 because of stalling.
1926-02-12Joe Dundee57-10-9
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1926-01-08Paul Doyle56-23-9
Detroit, Michigan, USALPTS1010
1925-12-04Al Webster22-4-9
Great Falls, Montana, USADPTS1212
1925-10-29Al Mello13-1-0
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USALPTS1010
referee: Johnny Martin
1925-10-13Jimmy Finley52-8-10
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1925-09-07Sailor Friedman26-8-4
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent, which scored the fight 6 rounds to 3 for Jones; the other rounds being even.
1925-09-01Tommy Freeman39-6-8
Olympic Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USADNWS1010
Two Cleveland newspapers gave Freeman the verdict and two others gave it to Jones.
1925-06-12Tommy Freeman36-6-7
Erie, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
Erie Times favored Freeman in 7 of 10 rounds
1925-05-15Mickey Brennan1-4-0
Erie Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO310
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1925-05-04Frankie Welsh7-5-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Jones won the newspaper decision. (Coshcocton Tribune)
1925-03-16Joe Anderson11-1-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Jones won the newspaper decision. (Mexia Daily News)
1925-02-03Bob Lowrie6-6-2
Mechanics Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1925-01-23Willie Harmon45-7-3
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1924-11-17Hart Cello
Wheeling, West Virginia, USAWPTS1212
1924-10-27Freddie Cello1-0-0
Wheeling, West Virginia, USAWPTS1212
The Squared Circle, Boxing & Wrestling News
1924-09-17Benny Ross22-9-7
Providence, Rhode Island, USAWPTS1212
1924-08-27Benny Ross22-9-6
Kinsley Park, Providence, Rhode Island, USADPTS1010
1924-05-04Frankie Welsh4-4-0
Cincinnati, Ohio, USAWPTS1010
1924-04-21Eddie Shevlin61-14-7
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
Shevlin fought brilliantly and won 8 of the 10 rounds according to the Pittsburgh Post.
1924-03-31Morrie Schlaifer30-11-1
Rayen-Wood Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1924-02-07Morrie Schlaifer26-11-1
Omaha, Nebraska, USALPTS1010
1924-01-25Bermondsey Billy Wells16-4-4
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALNWS1010
Wells won the newspaper decision. (Lima News)
1923-10-19Tillie Herman42-35-21
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAWKO110
1923-10-08Mickey Walker29-6-0
Dreamland Park, Newark, New Jersey, USANCNC912
referee: Danny Sullivan
National Boxing Association World welterweight title
Both men apparently not trying; Walker claiming bad hands.
Both Jones and Walker suspended for 1 year by Jersey Commission
Jones was stripped of his NYSAC title upon entering the ring with Walker, who was under suspension in NY

1923-09-17Cowboy Padgett14-6-14
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USAWRTD612
Having sustained a hand injury, Padgett was unable to come out for round 7.
1923-09-10Bermondsey Billy Wells16-3-3
Auditorium, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USANCNC610
Fargo Forum: Fight was declared no contest when both fighters fell through the ropes. Wells struck his head, cutting a gash, and hurting his back. Jone slightly hurt his left leg. Wells was unable to continue. Both men were out of the ring for more than 10 seconds. Wells had a good margin over Jones when the contest ended.
1923-08-30Johnny Tillman25-17-15
Broad A.C., Newark, New Jersey, USAWNWS1010
Jones won the newspaper decision. (Daily Northwestern)
1923-07-27Dave Shade59-12-46
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
referee: Jack Sheehan
NYSAC World welterweight title
For MA Version of World Welterweight Title
Jones also received recognition champion by the NYSAC on July 31, 1923. Jones floored in eighth.

1923-06-13Eddie Shevlin60-10-6
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe O'Connor
1923-05-30Wally Hinckle7-1-0
Byers' Fifteen Acres, Mingo Junction, Ohio, USAWTKO910
Hinckle failed to come out for round 9.
1923-05-14Eddie Shevlin59-10-6
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Jones was the clear winner in a sizzling fight.
1923-05-04Frankie Schoell40-8-4
Armory, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USADNWS1010
referee: Steve Latzo
Newspaper decision from Wilkes-Barre Record (Schoell) and Wilkes-Barre Sunday Independent (Jones)
The Pittsburgh Post reported a win for Schoell.

1923-04-19Johnny Ward10-2-0
109th Infantry Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
referee: Tommy Ginty
1923-04-16Eddie Shevlin57-9-6
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ310
This was an excellent fight until Shevlin accidentally fouled Jones, causing his disqualification.
1923-04-02Pete Latzo15-0-0
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USADNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1923-02-22Johnny Ward9-2-0
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Jones gave Ward "a terrific beating in ten rounds." (Coshocton Tribune)The Pittsburgh Post reported the same.
1923-02-02Cowboy Padgett14-3-14
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram
1923-01-18Johnny Gill14-4-0
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram and the Pittsburgh Post. It was a rather slow fight.
1923-01-08Dave Shade55-12-46
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Popular verdict: a win for Shade (World Almanac)and (Chicago Tribune). Mansfield News had Jones winning According to the Pittsburgh Post Shade was the clear winner of an excellent fight.
1922-11-13Johnny King7-0-0
Palisade Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post. Jones won decisively.
1922-11-07Al Walthers9-2-0
Armory, Akron, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Akron Beacon Journal (Herb Goldman). It was a slow fight with much clinching, Walthers being the main culprit.
1922-08-16Marty Cross29-17-5
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Coshocton Tribune and from the Pittsburgh Post. The Ring had Cross winning--Sept, 1922, p. 34
1922-07-04Soldier Bartfield45-15-7
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator, which reported that Bartfield was floored twice.
1922-06-23Frankie Schoell30-6-4
Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USALPTS1212
1922-06-15Frankie Schoell30-6-4
Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1922-06-08Barney Adair30-14-4
Frostburg, Maryland, USAWTKO110
Adair fell through the ropes, struck his head, and was knocked unconscious. (Pittsburgh Post.
1922-05-29Piet Hobin53-7-8
Canton, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision for Jones from the United Press-Charleston Daily Mail. Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1922-04-17Joe LaRue9-0-0
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO910
From the Pittsburgh Post.
1922-03-27Johnny Tillman21-14-14
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Youngstown Vindicator
1922-03-17Dave Shade48-11-46
Canton Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USALNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
Some sources incorrectly have Shade fighting Johnny Riley on this date, and this bout taking place March 15th (c.f. Vancouver Province).

1922-01-27KO Willie Loughlin39-15-5
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1921-12-15Jack Perry24-13-3
Oak Hill Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USAWNWS1212
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1921-11-11Al Doty11-7-0
Marietta, Ohio, USAWNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Massillon Evening Independent
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