Billy Jones
Global ID35002
birthdate 1907-06-07
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeWashington, District of Columbia, USA
won 55 (KO 29) + lost 23 (KO 8) + drawn 6 = 85
rounds boxed 589
Newspaper Decisions won : lost 1 : drawn
rounds boxed 8
Total Bouts 86 KO% 33.72

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1937-07-16Harry Thomas36-9-2
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USALKO110
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1936-04-11Young John Herrera30-4-1
Rose Gardens Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaLKO8
1936-03-28Joe Banovic48-20-4
Wembley Stadium, Kingston, JamaicaLPTS1010
1936-01-21Elmer Ray1-3-0
Rockland Ballroom, Miami, Florida, USADPTS1010
The pair were rematched for a 10-rounder at West Palm Beach's Dixie Theatre the following February 14.
1936-01-16Tiger Hairston16-3-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO18
1935-11-21Al Ettore49-7-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO610
1935-10-24Lou Poster22-14-5
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaNCNC58
referee: Joe Glickman
Referee Glickman had warned them twice for stalling before Montreal Athletic Commission Chairman Frank Hogan ordered the bout stopped. The Gazette
1935-08-22Al McCoy42-4-2
Baseball Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaLPTS1010
A light-heavyweight elimination bout for Bob Olin's title. The Gazette (Often incorrectly recorded as occurring Aug. 16.)
1935-05-01Erwin Klausner20-7-3
Lima, PeruDPTS1010
Date unknown
1935-03-02Mauro Galusso13-7-0
Estadio Manco Capac, Lima, PeruLTKO35
Source: ·La Noche", journal, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 3, 1935; "Historia del Boxeo Uruguayo", Dr. César Jones Mazaite, author, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007
1935-03-02Peter Johnson0-4-0
Estadio Manco Capac, Lima, PeruLTKO15
After losing to Galusso, Jones fought -and lost - again on the same card. Source: ·La Noche", journal, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 3, 1935; "Historia del Boxeo Uruguayo", Dr. César Jones Mazaite, author, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007
1935-02-24Mauro Galusso13-6-0
Lima, PeruWKO210
1935-01-13Erwin Klausner19-6-2
Lima, PeruDPTS1010
1934-12-05Mauro Galusso13-4-0
Santiago de Chile, ChileWKO710
1934-09-01Erwin Klausner19-5-2
Santiago de Chile, ChileWKO5
Date unknown
1934-08-12Arturo Godoy33-2-1
Estadio Nacional, Santiago de Chile, ChileWUD1212
1934-07-07Vicente Parrile15-6-1
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, ArgentinaLPTS1010
That night was inaugurated the undoor of the Luna Park
1933-09-06Larry Johnson28-15-1
Twin City Arena, Laurel, Maryland, USAWKO410
1933-08-24Harry English24-7-3
Culver Park, Ludington, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Vacant Colored Light Heavyweight Title
This was reported as the first title fight of its kind to be officially sanctioned by State and National commissions. Report from the Ludington (Michigan) Daily News).

1933-03-24Tony Shucco45-6-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALPTS1010
1932-12-29Maxie Rosenbloom136-23-14
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
1932-12-16Charlie Belanger72-24-15
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS1010
1932-11-25Charlie Belanger71-24-14
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USADPTS1010
1932-09-27Unknown Winston30-18-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USALTKO110
referee: Johnny Brassil
1932-09-20Rex King3-8-0
Leiperville Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
time: 1:40 | referee: Herman Hindin
1932-06-01Dave Maier20-3-1
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAWKO610
Maier quit and was counted out in his corner, standing. He claimed that Jones' severe pounding had hurt his stomach.
1932-04-14Wally Sears2-1-0
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO68
1932-04-08Frankie Wine56-33-14
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO710
1932-02-18George Nichols54-15-5
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALPTS1010
Jones down in second & fourth; Nichols down in fifth round
Part of NBA championship tournament King Levinsky and Jack Dempsey fought a 4-round exhibition on this program.

1932-02-05George Pavlick36-6-4
Addison Street Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1932-01-28Battling Bozo23-7-3
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWTKO910
1931-12-30Larry Johnson25-8-1
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWUD1010
All bouts on this card were part of the second round of the National Boxing Association's Light Heavyweight Elimination Tournament. Jones gave Johnson a solid beating.
1931-12-17Larry DeMarco8-8-1
Ideal Park Pavilion, Endicott, New York, USAWKO18
DeMarco, an overweight last-minute substitute for Jimmy Herman, was reported as Louie DeMarco of Rochester.
1931-12-11Owen Phelps44-12-7
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USAWPTS88
Light Heavyweight Elimination Tournament
1931-11-30Tony Shucco36-4-0
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWPTS1010
1931-11-16Primo Ubaldo21-18-3
Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO38
1931-11-09Tiger Thomas39-17-9
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
referee: Joe McGuigan
1931-10-19Joe Banovic30-13-2
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO710
"Banovic took the first three rounds and then weakened. He was dropped three times in the seventh before Referee McGuigan stopped the semi-final." New York Times
1931-09-03Natie Brown11-10-1
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
referee: Red Robinson | judge: Jimmy Beesen | judge: Freddie Lux
1931-07-30Rosy Rosales45-12-4
Hickey Park, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
1931-06-29Maxie Rosenbloom104-19-11
Arena Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1931-05-27Willard Dix29-11-5
Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO210
time: 1:28
Referee Lew Grimson stopped the bout. New York Times
1931-04-06Maxie Rosenbloom100-17-11
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Red Robinson
Rosenbloom "took things easy a little too long." (Associated Press)
1931-03-02Fred Lenhart47-7-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
time: 2:36 | referee: Herman Hindin | judge: Tom Cunningham | judge: John Steffens
1931-02-19Joe Sekyra39-12-6
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1931-02-10Johnny Roberts35-12-1
Armory, Reading, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1931-01-22Harold Scarney22-5-2
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-01-16George Nichols45-12-5
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1931-01-12Yale Okun49-18-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-12-01Joe Banovic26-9-2
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALSD1010
referee: Joe Capristo | judge: Ellis Riskin | judge: Frank Milkosky
1930-11-20Murray Gitlitz35-25-6
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO28
Gitlitz was down for nine in the first round and again in the second. The referee stopped the fight as he "got up reeling on his feet". (New York Times.
1930-10-16Ralph Wagner19-9-1
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO210
1930-09-24Tiger Thomas27-15-8
Open Air Arena, Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1930-06-23Jack Silver4-2-2
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO46
1930-05-01Sammy Weiss15-3-2
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1930-04-07Jim Braddock31-7-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
Braddock fractured his right hand in the fourth round.
1930-02-28Art Weigand43-18-12
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-02-24Piet Brand37-16-7
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
1930-02-13Frank Florian2-5-0
Palisades Rink, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWKO310
1930-01-27Pete Latzo56-12-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1930-01-16Don Petrin9-2-0
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWDQ38
According to Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid), Petrin was disqualified in the third round, not knocked out as shown here previously.
1929-12-25Matt Adgie32-13-3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
This fight did not occur on December 2, as was previously shown here.
1929-12-20Rosy Rosales33-6-2
Carney Auditorium, Erie, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-10-28Charlie Belanger41-12-6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-10-14Charlie Belanger41-12-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS1010
1929-09-24George Courtney57-9-1
Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALPTS1010
1929-08-27Johnny Haystack26-20-6
Bacharach Ball Park, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO210
1929-07-29Murray Gitlitz34-17-6
Jolly Bowl, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-19Tony Fuente67-20-9
Outdoor Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-07-11Pietro Corri6-27-2
New Broadway Outdoor Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO68
1929-07-05Benny Ross46-34-10
Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO910
1929-06-27Babe McCorgary24-25-2
New Broadway Outdoor Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS88
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1929-06-21Rosy Rosales29-4-2
Outdoor Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS1010
1929-06-07George Nichols26-9-3
Outdoor Arena, Erie, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO610
Nichols's corner threw in the towel.
1929-05-30Pug Brown0-1-0
New Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
From Philadelphia newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
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