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Leroy Jones
Global ID2199
sexmale
birthdate 1950-02-11
death date 2010-07-11 (60)
divisionheavyweight
height6′ 5″   /   196cm
reach80″   /   203cm
country USA
residenceDenver, Colorado, USA
birth placeMeridian, Mississippi, USA
won 25 (KO 13) + lost 1 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 27
rounds boxed 175 KO% 48.15
 
biography

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1982-08-26Jeff Shelburg22-5-0
Genesis Center, Gary, Indiana, USAWTKO210
time: 1:55 | referee: Sean Curtin
1980-03-31Larry Holmes33-0-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALTKO815
time: 2:56 | referee: Richard Greene | judge: Chuck Minker 62-70 | judge: Art Lurie 64-70 | judge: Duane Ford 63-70
WBC World heavyweight title
A detached retina forces Jones to temporarily retire from boxing.
1979-07-14James J. Beattie40-9-0
Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado, USAWKO410
1979-05-12Harry Terrell12-5-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWPTS1010
1979-01-26Fili Moala10-2-1
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USAWUD1010
Jones was knocked down in the first round.
1978-08-19Mike Weaver14-7-0
Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
judge: Dave Moretti 56-52 | judge: Hal Miller 55-53 | judge: Lou Tabat 55-53
vacant NABF heavyweight title
Title had been vacated by George Foreman
1977-09-14Gregory Johnson7-4-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
judge: Bill Kipp 50-41 | judge: Lou Tabat 49-44 | judge: Hal Miller 50-40
1977-03-27John Dino Denis28-1-1
Randolph AFB, San Antonio, Texas, USAWPTS88
referee: Pete Rademacher
1977-01-22Roy Wallace19-24-2
Civic Auditorium, Pensacola, Florida, USAWTKO910
1976-07-10Pedro Osvaldo Lovell17-2-1
Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USADPTS1010
referee: Frank Rustich 94-94 | judge: Hal Rickards 94-92 | judge: Fred Hayes 93-94
1976-05-13Alfredo Mongol Ortiz11-12-0
Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO610
referee: Mike Klaube
1976-03-03Jody Ballard23-4-0
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO4
time: 1:43
1975-09-13Art Robinson4-7-0
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USAWKO2
1975-07-09Larry Frazier6-1-0
Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWPTS1010
1975-03-18George Johnson22-25-4
Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWPTS1010
1975-02-11Jimmy Gilmore5-14-0
International Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWPTS88
1975-01-29Rico Brooks10-20-2
Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWPTS1010
1974-10-18Eusebio Hernandez Jr1-0-1
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USAWTKO6
1974-09-24Koli Vailea9-6-0
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO410
1974-08-26Henry Culpepper3-2-0
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD88
1974-07-02Jimmy Gilmore5-12-0
Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWPTS88
1974-06-05Bob Crutison0-8-0
Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO2
1974-03-19Lou Rogan2-2-0
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USAWKO3
1974-02-13Paul Solomon6-1-1
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO110
time: 2:45
1974-01-23Bobby Joe Anderson
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO16
1974-01-10Larry Frazier6-0-0
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USAWPTS66
1973-07-30John Scroggins0-1-0
Storey Gymnasium, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USAWTKO3

 
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