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Jim Watt
Global ID9526
sexmale
birthdate 1948-07-18
divisionlightweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 7½″   /   171cm
reach71″   /   180cm
country United Kingdom
residenceGlasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
won 38 (KO 27) + lost 8 (KO 3) + drawn 0 = 46
rounds boxed 362 KO% 58.7
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1981-06-20Alexis Arguello66-5-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLUD1515x3
referee: Arthur Mercante | judge: Kurt Halbach 143-147 | judge: Dick Young 137-147 | judge: Robert Desgain 143-147
WBC World lightweight title
1980-11-01Sean O'Grady73-1-0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
time: 2:37 | referee: Raymond Baldeyrou 109-105 | judge: Harry Gibbs 108-104 | judge: Arthur Mercante 104-103
WBC World lightweight title
Stopped on cuts.
1980-06-07Howard Davis Jr13-0-0
Ibrox Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWUD1515x3
referee: Carlos Padilla 145-144 | judge: Jose Juan Guerra 149-142 | judge: Angel C. Tovar 147-144
WBC World lightweight title
1980-03-14Charlie Nash21-1-0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO415x3
time: 2:10 | referee: Sid Nathan 29-28 | judge: James Brimmell 28-28 | judge: John Coyle 29-28
WBC World lightweight title
Watt down in 1st, Nash down three times in 4th round.
1979-11-03Robert Vasquez20-4-2
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO915x3
WBC World lightweight title
1979-04-17Alfredo Pitalua29-4-2
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
referee: Arthur Mercante
vacant WBC World lightweight title
1978-10-18Antonio Guinaldo28-1-1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO515x3
EBU (European) lightweight title
1978-06-12Billy Vivian8-9-1
National Sporting Club,Cafe Royal, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1978-02-17Perico Fernandez42-5-10
Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, SpainWUD1515
referee: Pietro Ambrosini 149-138 | 149-137 | 149-137
EBU (European) lightweight title
1977-11-16Jeronimo Lucas22-4-2
Midland Sporting Club, Civic Hall, Solihull, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO1015x3
EBU (European) lightweight title
1977-08-05Andre Holyk29-2-2
St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO115x3
time: 1:22 | referee: Amleto Bellagamba
vacant EBU (European) lightweight title
Holyk halted with a badly cut right eyebrow
Boxing News 12 August 1977

1977-02-21Johnny Claydon13-4-1
St Andrews SC,Albany Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO1015x3
time: 2:35 | referee: Wally Thom
BBBofC British lightweight title
Claydon down three times in the 10th round
Boxing News 4 March 1977

1976-10-12Franco Diana17-5-6
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO610x3
time: 2:50 | referee: Paddy Sower
Boxing News 15 October 1976
1976-06-22Johnny Claydon11-4-0
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLTKO38x3
time: 0:20 | referee: Roland Dakin
Boxing News 25 June 1976
1976-05-10Hector Diaz11-5-3
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWTKO410x3
time: 1:25 | referee: Mike Jacobs
Boxing News 14 May 1976
1976-03-30Jimmy Revie38-7-1
Cunard International Hotel, Hammersmith, London, United KingdomWTKO710x3
time: 0:55 | referee: Mark Hart
Revie halted after a head clash left him cut on the right eyebrow (5 stitches)
Boxing News 2 April 1976

1976-03-02George Turpin10-0-0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United KingdomWKO410x3
time: 1:55 | referee: Sid Nathan
Boxing News 5 March 1976
1975-10-31Andre Holyk24-1-2
Lyon, Rhône, FranceLPTS1212
1975-05-03Jonathan Dele36-7-8
National Stadium, Lagos, NigeriaLPTS1515
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title
1975-03-19Billy Waith25-6-3
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
referee: Benny Caplan 99½-95½
Both boxers announced as having weighed in inside the stipulated 9st 13lbs.
1975-01-27Johnny Cheshire20-10-1
St Andrews SC,Albany Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO715x3
time: 2:55 | referee: Wally Thom
vacant BBBofC British lightweight title
Cheshire down twice in the 6th round.
1974-10-26Anthony Morodi83-21-3
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaLPTS1010
referee: Chris Myburgh
1974-06-19Billy Waith23-5-3
Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly, Wales, United KingdomWPTS1212x3
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Lightweight Title
1974-03-02Kokkie Olivier30-4-2
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWPTS1010
1974-02-16Andries Steyn31-3-0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWTKO710
Steyn suffered a cut eye
1973-10-05Angus McMillan18-3-2
St Andrews SC,Albany Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
1973-06-07Noel McIvor19-8-1
Town Hall, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1973-05-09Johnny Cheshire15-7-1
Midland Sporting Club, Civic Hall, Solihull, West Midlands, United KingdomWPTS88x3
39½-38¾
1973-01-29Ken Buchanan45-2-0
St.Andrew's Sporting Club, Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomLPTS1515x3
referee: George Smith 72½-74¼
BBBofC British lightweight title
1972-12-11Noel McIvor15-6-1
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO310x3
referee: Harry Humphreys
1972-05-03Tony Riley19-7-1
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United KingdomWTKO1215x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
vacant BBBofC British lightweight title
1972-02-01Willie Reilly11-7-3
Ice Rink, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomLTKO1015x3
vacant BBBofC British lightweight title
Cut eye stoppage.
1971-11-01Leonard Tavarez19-9-4
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO910x3
1971-09-27Willie Reilly11-6-3
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomWTKO710x3
Eliminator for BBBofC British Lightweight Title
1971-03-22Henri Nesi12-17-9
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO610x3
1971-01-11David Pesenti18-7-6
Albany Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWPTS88x3
referee: Roland Dakin
1970-12-01Ronnie Clifford8-8-1
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United KingdomWTKO48x3
1970-10-20Sammy Lockhart7-1-0
Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomWKO28x3
1970-06-15Bryn Lewis11-8-1
Great International Sporting Club, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United KingdomWTKO68x3
1970-06-01Victor Paul9-9-0
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWTKO58x3
1970-02-16Victor Paul7-8-0
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomLTKO68x3
stopped due to a cut eye
1969-11-24Tommy Tiger28-76-12
National Sporting Club, Piccadilly, London, United KingdomWPTS88x3
40-38½
1969-09-15Winston Thomas8-7-1
World Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United KingdomWTKO48x3
time: 1:00 | referee: Benny Caplan
1969-04-10Victor Paul3-3-0
Town Hall, Govan, Scotland, United KingdomWPTS88x3
referee: Tommy Hendrie 40-38¾
1968-12-11Alex Gibson3-4-0
Town Hall, Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomWTKO26x3
time: 2:05
1968-10-30Santos Martins1-4-0
Town Hall, Hamilton, Scotland, United KingdomWKO46x3

 
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