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Jimmy Carruthers
Global ID16365
sexmale
birthdate 1929-07-05
death date 1990-08-15 (61)
divisionbantamweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach67½″   /   171cm
country Australia
residenceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth placePaddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
birth nameJames William Carruthers
won 21 (KO 13) + lost 4 (KO 1) + drawn 0 = 25
rounds boxed 218 KO% 52
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1962-06-18Jimmy Cassidy5-3-0
Town Hall, Wellington, New ZealandLDQ810
referee: Tom Fox
1962-03-29Johnny Jarrett29-14-2
Woodville, South Australia, AustraliaWTKO212
referee: Ernie Molde
1962-03-09Louis Magnifico25-18-2
Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaWKO212
1961-12-15Don Johnson20-4-1
Festival Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO512
referee: Terry Reilly
1961-11-20Wally Taylor16-3-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
Attendance: 12,300
1961-09-11Aldo Pravisani70-23-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
Carruthers first bout after 7 year retirement.
Attendance: 13,000

1954-05-02Chamroen Songkitrat6-1-1
National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, ThailandWPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry 7-5
World Bantamweight Title
Carruthers subsequently retires, vacating the title / Attendance: 69,819. The first, and only title bout, fought barefoot in the gloved era of boxing. The fighters fought barefoot in a driving rainstorm throughout the bout. Referee and sole judge Bill Henneberry scored it 7-5 for Carruthers.

1954-03-29Bobby Sinn25-3-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
Attendance about 9,000.
1953-11-13Pappy Gault57-7-1
Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWUD1515
referee: Harry (Toot) Mack | judge: Jack English 150-106 | judge: Sir Frank Packer 150-111 | judge: Ron Walden 150-82
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance about 40,000 (also reported at 32,500).

1953-03-21Vic Toweel26-1-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO1015
referee: Willie Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance: 35.000

1952-11-15Vic Toweel26-0-1
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaWKO115
time: 2:19 | referee: Willie Smith
Commonwealth (British Empire) bantamweight title
World Bantamweight Title
Attendance 28,000. Weights: UPI

1952-05-12Johnny O'Brien20-12-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Vic Patrick
1952-04-07Ray 'Mustard' Coleman42-23-14
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry
1952-03-13Taffy Hancock34-7-5
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO712
referee: Jack English
1951-11-26Luis Castillo76-41-10
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
referee: Bill Henneberry
Attendance about 8000.
1951-08-27Enrique Morales3-3-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO712
time: 1:40 | referee: Bill Henneberry
1951-05-14Elley Bennett30-6-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1515
Australian bantamweight title
Attendance 12000.
1951-04-02Billy Herbert11-2-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1012
1951-03-05Bobby Scrivano4-1-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO112
time: 2:45
1951-01-22Bluey Wilkins17-12-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS1212
1950-12-11Jim McFadden6-3-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO912
time: 2:54 | referee: Bill Henneberry
1950-11-20Keith Francis32-3-4
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO1012
time: 2:48
1950-10-19Fred Kay8-1-1
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWKO1212
1950-10-13Ron Wilson23-12-3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWTKO512
referee: Terry Reilly
Cut eye stoppage.
1950-08-15Ted Fitzgerald2-5-0
Leichhardt Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO312
referee: Art Mawson

 
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