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Jimmy Watts
Global ID60615
sexmale
divisionmiddleweight
country USA
residenceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
won 15 (KO 9) + lost 17 (KO 13) + drawn 5 = 38
rounds boxed 236
Newspaper Decisions won 1 : lost 1 : drawn 4
rounds boxed 40
Total Bouts 44 KO% 20.45
 
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1919-02-21Al Grayber44-1-1
Academy Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALTKO23
Watts was 48 years old and trying to make a comeback after being out of the ring for a long time. He fought under the name of "Blizzard" Watts.
1905-03-31Tommy Johnson
Fourth Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWPTS?
1904-08-05Bob Long20-11-1
Manhattan A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO66
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1904-06-18Bill Larry8-17-0
Richmond A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was "draw."
1904-05-26Bill Larry8-17-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Phialdelphia Item was "draw."
1904-03-26Bob Long20-11-1
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
As Robert Emmet Long of Chicago (Philadelphia Inquirer). His opponent was Jimmy Watts of Louisville, sometinme called "Blizzard Watts."
1903-12-25 Snowball
Spa A.C., Washington, District of Columbia, USALKO110
From Washington newspapers (Laurence Fielding).
1903-04-30Yock Hayden3-1-0
Paukaztis Hall, Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, USAWKO1120
referee: Harry Rhulin
(Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader)
1903-03-09Jack McKenzie5-0-0
National Hall, Chester, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1903-02-19Jack McKenzie4-0-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USANCNC36
The Philadelphia Item reported that this fight was called "no contest" in round 3.
1903-02-05Lon Beckwith15-19-8
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO66
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1903-01-23Bill Larry1-7-0
Ariel A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO36
From the Philadelphia Item.
1903-01-01George Cole30-9-6
20th Century A.C., Shamokin, Pennsylvania, USALTKO415
Friday, January 2, 1903 Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA
1902-12-18Philadelphia Jack O'Brien58-2-9
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALKO46
O`Brien knocked Watts down 13 times.
1902-10-16Jack Bonner43-14-17
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Bonner got the newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item.
1901-05-06Steve Crosby36-5-13
Southern A.C., Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS1010
referee: Tim Hurst
1901-04-29Shine Russell0-1-0
Buckingham Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO3
Louisville Courier Journal.
1901-03-15Jim Scanlon
Reynold's Hall, Paducah, Kentucky, USAWKO2
Results from the Paducah Sun. This Jim Scanlon was erroniously reproted in the Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette as being Jim Scanlan from Pittsburgh. Scanlan proclaimed in the Pittsburgh Press a week later that he participated in no such bout. The Paducah Sun reported that this was a bout "between colored pugilists".
1900-08-24Al Weinig10-3-2
Lyceum Theater, Niagara Falls, New York, USALTKO520
1899-12-11Jack Hammond7-3-3
Detroit, Michigan, USADPTS1010
1899-11-29Jack Hammond7-3-3
Detroit, Michigan, USADNWS1010
Second bout between these two (Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette).
1899-11-03Jack Hammond7-2-3
Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USAWPTS1010
Detroit Free Press.
1899-09-22George Grant0-4-0
Kentucky A.C., Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS2020
referee: Potsey Grubbs
Cincinnati Enquirer.
1899-05-30Joe Walcott55-6-8
Louisville, Kentucky, USALKO820
Watts down four times total in the eighth and final round.
1899-05-13Billy Stift16-4-2
Howard Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO36
1899-03-06Paddy Purtell15-8-4
Empire Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana, USADPTS1010
1899-01-17Charles Goff3-1-1
Sandusky, Ohio, USALPTS1414
The police intervened.
1898-12-19Harry Peppers5-4-1
Fort Dearborn A.C., Chicago, Illinois, USADPTS66
1898-10-24Jim Janey12-3-2
Louisville A.C., Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO7
1898-10-06Shine Edwards
West Baden, Indiana, USAWKO4
1898-08-05Jack Root11-0-0
Lenox A.C., New York, New York, USALKO2
1898-05-10Tom Lansing3-0-0
Buckingham Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWDQ420
1898-05-01Bill Heffernan22-8-3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALKO7
Date uncertain
1898-03-18Australian Jim Ryan12-10-5
Music Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USALPTS2020
Louisville Courier Journal.
1898-01-28Louis Slecker
Phoenix Hill Park, Louisville, Kentucky, USADPTS1010
Watts landed three successive uppercuts and with the feeling that a knockout was imminent, police stopped the bout and the referee declared it a “draw.” (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
1898-01-07Jimmy Frew0-1-0
Phoenix Hill Park, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO4
referee: Billy Madden
Louisville Courier Journal.
1897-12-20Jim Janey5-1-0
Academy Concert Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USALKO8
referee: George Mantz
1897-11-29Ed Steebe
Greenpoint S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS44
The bout degenerated into four rounds of the most farcial boxing ever seen at this club or any other, keeping the crowd in a continuous uproar until the referee stepped in and awarded Watt's the win. Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1897-10-28Tommy West11-4-5
Active A.C., Maspeth, Queens, New York, USALKO4
1897-09-20Billy Layton4-2-1
Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO2
Results from the Pittsburgh Press. This bout took place on the bank of a river four miles above the city. A solar plexis blow knocked out Layton.
1897-08-16Jimmy Frew
Avenue Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTD1
referee: Charles Bailey
Louisville Courier Journal. The police stopped it and the referee gave the decision to Watts.
1897-05-24Benny Peterson1-2-0
Avenue Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS1010
1897-05-01Joe Dunfee15-3-1
National A.C., New York, New York, USAWTKO4
1897-04-20Joe Walcott48-4-4
Broadway A.C., Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS44
In the fourth round Walcott landed a terrific swing on his opponent's stomach, sending him to his knees. As Watts reached the floor, Walcott hit him again on the jaw. The crowd cried "foul," but the referee continued his count of ten. The timekeeper recognized the foul and refused to ring the gong. The referee realizing he had made a mistake ordered the boxers to carry on, Watts' corner wanted to claim the foul. Police Inspector Allaire at ringside, fearing trouble, ordered the bout stopped and the referee declared it a draw. Brooklyn Daily Eagle

 
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