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Jimmy Ellis
Global ID16178
sexmale
birthdate 1940-02-24
death date 2014-05-06 (74)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach76″   /   193cm
country USA
residenceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
birth placeLouisville, Kentucky, USA
birth nameJames Albert Ellis
won 40 (KO 24) + lost 12 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 53
rounds boxed 342 KO% 45.28
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1975-05-06Carl Baker21-22-1
Orlando, Florida, USAWKO110
1975-03-02Joe Frazier31-2-0
St.Kilda Junction Oval, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO912
time: 0:59 | referee: Bob Foster
Fight stopped on advise of Ellis' corner
1974-11-12Joe Bugner48-6-1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Harry Gibbs 0-8
1974-07-16Ron Lyle27-1-1
Denver, Colorado, USALUD1212
judge: Danny Loos 55-59 | judge: Jack Cappelli 52-58 | judge: Jerry Bohn 52-59
1974-03-04Larry Middleton21-4-1
Capital Centre Arena, Landover, Maryland, USADPTS1010
referee: Lew Eskin
1973-12-12Boone Kirkman30-2-0
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USALSD1010
referee: Pat McMurtry | judge: John Nenizich 93-97 | judge: Paul Hindman 95-98 | judge: Clay Nixon 98-97
1973-10-23Al Jones5-20-2
Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWKO710
1973-06-18Earnie Shavers44-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO110
time: 2:39 | referee: Harold Valan
1973-05-05Rico Brooks10-13-2
Phoenix, Arizona, USAWKO510
time: 0:48
1973-04-14Joe Tiger Harris4-5-1
Huntington, West Virginia, USAWKO210
1973-03-06Charlie Harris8-16-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWTKO110
time: 1:48 | referee: Cy Gottfried
1973-02-21Bob Felstein16-11-1
Orlando, Florida, USAWKO210
time: 0:48
1972-10-26Harold Carter13-21-2
Raleigh County Armory, Beckley, West Virginia, USAWTKO710
time: 0:37
1972-09-21Ollie Wilson21-41-0
St. Josaphat Auditorium, Parma, Ohio, USAWTKO610
1972-06-13Rico Brooks10-11-1
Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne, Florida, USAWKO210
time: 2:50 | referee: Eddie Eckert
1972-05-16Dick Gosha10-13-0
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAWTKO610
time: 2:55 | referee: Whitey Domstad
The bout was stopped shortly after Gosha was given a standing eight count.
1971-07-26Muhammad Ali31-1-0
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USALTKO1212
time: 2:10 | referee: Jay Edson 93-110 | judge: Earl Keel 102-108 | judge: Ernie Taylor 104-107
vacant NABF heavyweight title
1971-05-10George Chuvalo63-16-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
referee: Sammy Luftspring 48-46 | judge: Jackie Silvers 48-44 | judge: Tony Canzano 49-43
1971-03-02Tony Doyle36-8-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWKO1010
time: 2:42
1970-11-10Roberto Davila21-20-0
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWTKO710
time: 2:26 | referee: Dick Tobin
1970-02-16Joe Frazier24-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALRTD415
referee: Tony Perez | judge: Jack Bloom | judge: Tony Castellano
vacant WBC World heavyweight title
WBA World heavyweight title
NYSAC World heavyweight title
1968-09-14Floyd Patterson46-6-1
Råsunda Fotbollsstadion, Stockholm, SwedenWPTS1515
referee: Harold Valan 9-6
WBA World heavyweight title
1968-04-27Jerry Quarry26-1-4
Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USAWMD1515
referee: Elmer Costa 10-5 | judge: Fred Apostoli 7-5 | judge: Rudy Ortega 6-6
vacant WBA World heavyweight title
1967-12-02Oscar Bonavena31-3-0
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWUD1212
referee: Herman Dutreix 56-53 | judge: Hector Chaumont 59-53 | judge: Sidney Baer 55-54
WBA Heavyweight Elimination Tournament (Ellis-Bonavena vs. Quarry-Spencer)
Bonavena was floored in rounds 3 and 10

1967-08-05Leotis Martin24-1-0
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USAWTKO912
time: 1:43 | referee: Ernie Taylor
Elimination Tournament for WBA Heavyweight Title
(Ellis-Martin/Bonavena-Mildenberger vs. Quarry-Patterson/Spencer-Terrell)

1967-03-22Johnny Persol17-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO110
time: 2:44 | referee: Barney Smith
1966-11-14Tommy Sims35-27-4
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USAWKO16
time: 2:38
1966-10-27Eddie Dembry10-2-0
Fairgrounds, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO18
time: 2:18
1966-09-10Billy Daniels20-14-1
Waldstadion/Radrennbahn, Frankfurt, Hessen, GermanyWPTS66
1966-05-21Leweni Waqa19-4-1
Arsenal Football Stadium, Highbury, London, United KingdomWKO110x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1966-03-29Hubert Hilton13-3-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1965-11-15Chuck Leslie11-7-1
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
referee: Harold Buck 49-43 | judge: John Romero 48-43 | judge: Fred Glass 48-43
1965-05-25Joe Blackwood66-23-9
St. Dominic's Hall, Lewiston, Maine, USAWKO1
1964-11-30George Benton52-9-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALMD1010
referee: Zach Clayton 45-46 | judge: Dave Beloff 45-46 | judge: Pete Pantaleo 46-46
1964-10-21Don Fullmer32-11-2
Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USALSD1010
referee: Don Asbury | judge: Harlow Edwards | judge: Sidney Baer
1964-04-21Joe Spencer5-2-0
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington, Kentucky, USAWKO18
time: 1:49
1964-02-28Rubin Carter18-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Joe LoScalzo 2-7 | judge: Jimmy Riccio 3-6 | judge: Frank Forbes 3-7
1963-09-27Luis Gutierrez54-5-5
Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS1010
1963-06-18Johnny Halafihi31-11-5
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United KingdomWKO110x3
referee: Harry Gibbs
1962-12-03LeRoy Green20-15-2
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWUD1010
1962-09-01Henry Hank52-16-3
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USALUD1010
45-47 | 46-47 | 44-47
1962-06-13Sammy Poe2-2-0
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington, Kentucky, USAWPTS44
1962-06-13Charlie Glover14-10-1
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington, Kentucky, USAWPTS44
1962-06-07Rudolph Bent34-27-4
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO210
time: 1:17 | referee: Art Gering
1962-05-04Holly Mims57-22-6
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWUD1010
1962-02-17Johnny Alford14-3-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD66
1962-01-11Rory Calhoun45-14-2
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWKO110
Calhoun retired from boxing immediately following the bout.
1961-11-29Holly Mims56-22-6
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USALUD1010
1961-10-07Clarence Riley18-24-5
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO28
1961-08-22Wilf Greaves34-19-1
Fairgrounds Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWMD1010
1961-07-22Johnny Morris21-4-0
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWSD66
1961-05-06Gene Leslie12-3-1
Louisville, Kentucky, USAWPTS88
1961-04-19Arley Seifer15-12-1
Freedom Hall State Fairground, Louisville, Kentucky, USAWTKO3

 
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