Leroy Jones

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Name: Leroy Jones
Born: 1950-02-11
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, USA
Died: 2010-07-11 (Age:60)
Hometown: Denver, Colorado, USA
Height: 6′ 5″   /   196cm
Reach: 80″   /   203cm
Boxing Record: click


Originally from Mississippi, Leroy Jones won two New York Golden Gloves Championships after moving to Brooklyn, New York; winning both the 1971 Heavyweight Sub-Novice Championship and the 1972 Heavyweight Open Championship. Jones defeated John Holloway in the finals to win the 1971 Sub-Novice Heavyweight title and stopped(RSC) Nathan Thompson in the second round to win the 1972 Heavyweight Open title. Jones trained at the Telstar Athletic Club in New York City.