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Jim Cameron
Global ID40013
sexmale
birthdate 1885-04-26
death date 1949-10-17 (64)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country USA
residenceLos Angeles, California, USA
birth placeRusk, Texas, USA
birth nameJames Eugene Cameron
won 10 (KO 6) + lost 13 (KO 7) + drawn 1 = 24
rounds boxed 116
Newspaper Decisions won 3 : lost 1 : drawn 1
rounds boxed 32
Total Bouts 29 KO% 20.69
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1919-02-13Fred Fulton44-7-0
Sacramento, California, USALKO34
1914-11-16Sam Langford92-8-22
Arctic Street Arena, San Diego, California, USALTKO68
Cameron quit claiming a broken hand in the sixth. Langford and the promoters argued over money and number of rounds in the fight. Langford finally agreed to box eight rounds. Cameron looked scared to death of Langford and crowd hissed and booed throughout the fight. (Los Angeles Times)
Langford defends world 'colored' heavyweight title claim.

1914-10-30Harry Wills19-1-2
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1914-04-14Young Jack Johnson
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWKO2
1914-02-20Charley Miller17-10-10
Pavilion Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS1010
1913-10-10Sailor Jack Carroll13-1-2
LPTS44
Precise date in 1913 & location unknown.
1912-10-04Frank Moran16-5-1
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
referee: Jim Kane | judge: D. Denegri | judge: Jesse Marshall
Cameron was floored three times.
1912-09-20Al Williams1-5-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
1912-08-09Cleve Hawkins5-3-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWPTS44
referee: Bert McCullough
1912-05-24Charlie Horn13-2-1
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USADPTS44
referee: Jack Leahy
1912-02-22Soldier Elder6-1-0
Arena, Vernon, California, USALKO66
1911-12-22Soldier Elder4-1-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO34
1911-11-03Pat McCarthy1-0-1
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
Note- This bout originally ended in a TKO win for McCarthy, but it continued after the crowd protested.
1911-09-08Charlie Horn8-0-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO14
Cameron's opponent was listed as "Charlie Horne."
1911-08-04Charlie Horn6-0-0
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALKO34
1911-07-21Mysterious Billy Smith32-20-26
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USAWDQ34
Reported as Smith's "comeback" bout. He was disqualified for wrestling and holding. Cameron subbed for Rufus Williams. Tacoma Daily News
1911-07-14Soldier Quinn
Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USALPTS44
1911-06-27Soldier Quinn
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USALNWS44
Results from the Oakland Tribune.
1910-05-21Dick Allen2-0-0
Arena, Vernon, California, USAWPTS2020
1910-03-15Joe Casey
San Pedro, California, USAWKO2
1910-01-18Mexican Pete Everett28-14-1
Naud Junction, Los Angeles, California, USAWNWS1010
Results from the Los Angeles Herald. This was a pathetic performance, especially on Everett's part and the fans boo'd throughout.
1909-10-22Jack Sieberg2-1-1
McCarey's Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO510
referee: George Blake
Sieberg was down 6 times in the 4th round before running into Cameron's right uppercut seconds into the 5th round. "He lay on the canvas as though he were dead."
1909-06-01Tad Riordan3-3-1
Naud Junction, Los Angeles, California, USADNWS66
Results from the Los Angeles Herald.
1909-04-16Ralph Calloway2-2-3
Naud Junction, Los Angeles, California, USAWNWS66
referee: George Blake
Cameron "loomed like a mountain" over Calloway and was overall too big. Los Angeles Herald
1909-02-25Harry Wuerst
White City A.C., Arcadia, California, USAWKO6
referee: Yank Hamilton
Results from the Los Angeles Herald.
1909-02-09Jack Burns
McCarey's Club, Los Angeles, California, USALKO610
referee: George Blake
Results from the Los Angeles Herald. This was Burns's pro debut.
1908-11-24Art Collins0-1-0
Jack McCarey's Club, Los Angeles, California, USAWNWS66
Results from the Los Angeles Herald.
1908-07-14Frank Holbrook0-1-0
McCarey's Pavillion, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO4
referee: Charles Eyton
Results from the Los Angeles Herald.
1908-06-12Frank Holbrook
McCarey's Pavillion, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO410
Results from the Los Angeles Herald.

 
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