James Butler
Global ID7923
birthdate 1972-12-18
divisionsuper middleweight
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
US ID045728
aliasHarlem Hammer
country USA
residenceHarlem, New York, USA
birth placeHarlem, New York, USA
won 20 (KO 12) + lost 5 (KO 0) + drawn 0 = 25
rounds boxed 138 KO% 48

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2004-08-10Omar Sheika25-6-0
Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, USALSD1010
referee: David Fields | judge: Eugene Grant 94-96 | judge: John Poturaj 93-97 | judge: Paul Venti 96-94
2004-06-04Dan Sheehan10-27-0
Promo West Pavilion, Columbus, Ohio, USAWUD66
2004-05-07Reggie Strickland65-262-16
Farm Bureau Building, Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWUD66
referee: Tony Gray | judge: Blake Allen 60-54 | judge: Gary Merritt 60-54 | judge: Bill Paige 60-54
2004-02-27Thomas Reid30-12-1
Key Skating Center, Bronx, New York, USALUD88
72-80 | 73-79 | 73-79
2001-11-23Richard Grant13-8-0
Roseland Ballroom, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Mike Ortega | judge: Melvina Lathan 93-97 | judge: Steve Weisfeld 93-97 | judge: Tom Kaczmarek 94-96
After the fight, Grant approached Butler to hug him but was instead sucker-punched in the jaw by Butler, who was then arrested, convicted, and sent to jail.
2001-09-01Sven Ottke23-0-0
Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, GermanyLUD1212
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Jean Williams 109-118 | judge: Luca Montella 109-118 | judge: Manfred Kuechler 108-119
IBF World super middleweight title
2001-03-24Jerry Williams11-13-1
Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, GermanyWUD88
2000-09-29Jose Spearman13-1-2
Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, USAWKO612
time: 0:59 | referee: Mark Nelson
USBA super middleweight title
2000-03-24Arthur Allen26-5-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO212
time: 2:03 | referee: Rudy Battle
USBA super middleweight title
1999-10-29Bryant Brannon20-1-0
Farm Bureau Building, Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWKO712
time: 0:55 | referee: Bill Paige | judge: Gary Merritt | judge: Fred Jones | judge: Pete Podgorski
USBA super middleweight title
1999-07-16Merqui Sosa33-8-2
Hampton Beach Casino, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USAWTKO210
time: 1:02 | referee: Joe LaPlante
1999-06-24Thomas James1-3-0
Atlanta, Georgia, USAWTKO26
1999-05-15Jose Hiram Torres9-35-2
Leominster, Massachusetts, USAWTKO710
1999-04-22Calvin Moody9-58-2
Virginia, USAWKO110
1998-10-09Rufat Baku13-1-1
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Benjy Esteves Jr. | judge: George Colon 97-93 | judge: Julie Lederman 98-92 | judge: George DeGabriel 96-94
1998-09-11Hector Rosario4-17-0
Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, USAWTKO68
1998-03-24Tim Dendy17-29-1
Grand Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USAWUD66
60-50 | 59-54 | 60-51
1998-01-24Knowledge Bey1-0-1
Elks Lodge, Queens, New York, USAWKO34
judge: Chick Hill | judge: George Colon | judge: Steve Weisfeld
1997-10-30Malcolm Brooks3-4-0
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, USAWPTS66
1997-09-19Louis March1-1-1
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, USAWPTS44
1997-06-18Robert Muhammad4-2-0
Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, USAWKO66
1997-04-11Gerald Holmes
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, USAWKO14
1997-01-31Richard Grant1-1-0
Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York, USALPTS44
1996-11-02Derrick Whitley3-2-0
Hartford, Connecticut, USAWPTS44
1996-10-18Eddie Johnson
Bronx, New York, USAWTKO14
Pro debut for Butler


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