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Jimmy Young
Global ID276
sexmale
birthdate 1948-11-16
death date 2005-02-20 (56)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeUSA
won 34 (KO 11) + lost 19 (KO 2) + drawn 2 = 56
rounds boxed 447 KO% 19.64
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1988-08-13Frank Lux16-28-0
Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAWTKO1010
1988-06-04Tim Anderson21-9-0
Lee County Civic Center, Fort Myers, Florida, USALSD1010
1988-04-09Rick Kellar15-21-2
Joplin, Missouri, USAWUD1010
1987-08-09Mike Jameson14-15-0
Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BrazilNCNC210
referee: Claudio Russo
Referee decreed both fighters "faking".
1987-01-07Eddie Richardson11-6-0
Community Center, Tucson, Arizona, USALSD1010
judge: Robert Ferrara 95-96 | judge: Gerald Maltz 95-96 | judge: Joe Garcia 97-94
1986-10-15Chuck Gardner17-10-0
Hamel, Minnesota, USALPTS88
1986-03-12Rocky Sekorski16-4-0
Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USAWMD1010
judge: Chuck Hales 97-95 | judge: George Reiter Jr. 97-94 | judge: Dennis Nelson 97-97
1986-01-20Rocky Sekorski16-3-0
Marshall, Minnesota, USAWUD1010
98-94 | 97-96 | 97-95
1985-11-01Tony Fulilangi27-1-1
Phoenix, Arizona, USALPTS1010
1984-09-22Tony Tucker24-0-0
Gerald R Ford Fieldhouse, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USALUD1010
1983-04-10Tony Tubbs14-0-0
Hilton Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
43-49 | 42-49 | 42-49
1982-08-29Philipp Brown20-0-2
Lake Charles, Louisiana, USALPTS1010
1982-07-13Pat Cuillo20-5-0
Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALUD1010
1982-05-02Greg Page18-0-0
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALUD1212
referee: Vincent Rainone 53-55 | judge: Charley Spina 53-56 | judge: Frank Brunette 53-57
USBA heavyweight title
1981-11-06Tommy Franco Thomas24-2-0
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
47-43 | 49-42 | 48-44
1981-09-26Tom Fischer31-6-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWPTS1010
1981-07-10Jeff Sims12-1-0
Auditorium, West Palm Beach, Florida, USAWSD1010
referee: Eddie Eckert 97-95 | judge: Al Fox 96-98 | judge: Dave Kyser 97-95
1981-06-30Marvin Stinson12-1-3
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony Perez 8-2 | judge: William Carrozza 7-2 | judge: Milo Savage 7-1
1981-04-10Gordon Racette25-0-0
Frank Crane Arena, Nanaimo, British Columbia, CanadaWTKO1010
1980-05-25Gerry Cooney22-0-0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALRTD410
referee: Tony Perez
A cut over Young's left eye, led to a stoppage at the end of the 4th round.
1980-03-08Don Halpin6-8-0
Great Gorge Resort, McAfee, New Jersey, USAWTKO2
1979-12-04John L. Gardner30-1-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1979-09-28Michael Dokes14-0-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1010
1979-06-22Wendell Bailey13-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO310
time: 2:37 | referee: Billy Graham
Bailey was down once in the 3rd round.
1979-01-27Ossie Ocasio12-0-0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto RicoLUD1010
referee: Waldemar Schmidt 95-97 | judge: Cesar Ramos 95-97 | judge: Ismael Quinones Falu 95-97
1978-06-09Ossie Ocasio11-0-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALSD1010
referee: Buddy Basilico | judge: Dave Moretti 47-43 | judge: Bill Kipp 45-46 | judge: Ron Tabot 44-46
1977-11-05Ken Norton39-4-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALSD1515
referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Jimmy Rondeau 143-147 | judge: Art Lurie 144-142 | judge: Raymond Baldeyrou 143-147
Eliminator for WBC Heavyweight Title
Shortly after this fight, Norton was awarded the WBC title as Leon Spinks chose to defend against Muhammad Ali instead of Norton, who was their #1 contender

1977-09-14Jody Ballard26-9-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
judge: Art Lurie 47-41 | judge: Harold Buck 47-42 | judge: Dave Moretti 47-42
1977-03-17George Foreman45-1-0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto RicoWUD1212
referee: Waldemar Schmidt | judge: Ismael W. Fernandez 115-114 | judge: Cesar Ramos 116-112 | judge: Waldemar Schmidt 118-111
Foreman was knocked down in round 12.
1976-11-06Ron Lyle32-4-1
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USAWUD1212
referee: Rudy Ortega 119-111 | judge: Jack Downey 117-111 | judge: Elmer Costa 119-112
1976-09-11Mike Boswell13-19-0
Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, New York, USAWTKO410
time: 2:34 | referee: Jimmy Devlin
1976-09-02Lou Rogan13-7-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
1976-04-30Muhammad Ali50-2-0
Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USALUD1515
referee: Tom Kelly 65-72 | judge: Larry Barrett 68-70 | judge: Terry Moore 64-71
WBC World heavyweight title
WBA World heavyweight title
1976-02-20Jose Roman47-14-2
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto RicoWPTS1010
1975-11-11Al Jones10-23-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
time: 2:27
1975-08-16Bobby Lloyd5-10-1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWKO510
time: 2:50
1975-02-11Ron Lyle30-1-1
International Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWUD1010
referee: Walter Cho 49-42 | judge: Gilbert Souza 48-43 | judge: Wilbert Minn 50-44
1974-11-26Earnie Shavers46-4-0
Capitol Center, Landover, Maryland, USADPTS1010
referee: Harry Cecchini | judge: Tom Kelly 47-47 | judge: Larry Barrett 47-44 | judge: Harry Cecchini 45-46
1974-07-06Jose Luis Garcia28-5-1
Caracas, VenezuelaWPTS1010
1974-04-22Les Stevens17-3-0
World SC,Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1974-03-04John Jordan14-7-3
Capital Centre Arena, Landover, Maryland, USAWUD66
1974-02-18Richard Dunn26-6-0
World Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWTKO810x3
1973-10-22Billy Aird14-7-2
Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United KingdomDPTS88x3
1973-08-14Mike Boswell13-13-0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1973-04-23Obie English8-1-0
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1973-02-19Earnie Shavers42-2-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO310
time: 2:59 | judge: Carol Polis
1972-03-10Randy Neumann18-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1972-02-11Jasper Evans4-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1971-10-26Lou Hicks10-18-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1971-09-27Andy Geiger
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1
time: 2:06
1971-02-22Roy Williams10-2-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS44
1970-11-24Howard Darlington1-10-1
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1970-06-22Jimmy Gilmore5-11-0
San Diego, California, USAWPTS44
1970-04-03Clay Hodges1-0-0
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USALUD66
1969-12-09Johnny Gause2-1-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1969-10-28Jim Jones11-1-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO14
time: 1:02

 
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