Name: Doug Jones
Birth Name: Douglas David Jones
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
Height: 6′ 0″ / 183cm
Reach: 75½″ / 192cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Alex Koskowitz
Trainer: Lou Gross
- Started boxing at age 19 while serving in the United States Air Force.
- Had an amateur record of 33-3.
- Won the New England Amateur Athletic Union Middleweight Championship and the Eastern Regional Olympic Trials in 1956. Jones lost to Roger Rouse in the finals of the U.S. Olympic Trials in San Francisco.
- Won his first nineteen professional fights before losing to Eddie Machen, the No. 2-ranked heavyweight contender, by a ten-round unanimous decision on December 2, 1961.
- Fought Harold Johnson for the vacant World Light Heavyweight Championship on May 12, 1962, and lost by a fifteen-round unanimous decision.
- Knocked out future World Light Heavyweight Champion Bob Foster, who was 9-0, in eight rounds on October 20, 1962.
- Knocked out Zora Folley, the No. 5-ranked heavyweight contender, in seven rounds on December 15, 1962. Jones had lost to Folley on August 1, 1962, by a ten-round unanimous decision.
- Lost to future World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay), who was 18-0 and ranked as the No. 2 heavyweight contender, by a disputed ten-round unanimous decision on March 13, 1963.
- Suffered the first knockout lost of his career when he was stopped in eleven rounds by George Chuvalo on October 2, 1964.
- Fought Ernie Terrell for the World Boxing Association Heavyweight Championship on June 28, 1966, and lost by a fifteen-round unanimous decision.
- Knocked out in six rounds by future World Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier, who was 13-0 and ranked as the No. 5 heavyweight contender, on February 21, 1967.