Jimmy Reeves

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Name: Jimmy Reeves
Born: 1918-04-04
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 1974-12-00 (Age:56)
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 5′ 9″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Jay Grossman

Amateur Career

In 1939 Jimmy Reeves won the light heavyweight championship at the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions by decision vs. Shelton Bell and the Intercity Golden Gloves' championship at light heavyweight vs. Henry Jones. He also won the National AAU's light heavyweight championship, stopping Herman West, who had won 146 of his 150 fights, in the third round of finals held at San Francisco.

1939 View: US Golden Gloves vs. Europe 1931-1954



Preceded by:
Linto Guerrieri
Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Light Heavyweight Champion

1939
Succeeded by:
James Richie
Preceded by:
Linto Guerrieri
Intercity Golden Gloves
Light Heavyweight Champion

1939
Succeeded by:
James Richie
Preceded by:
Willie Muldune
NationalAAU
Light Heavyweight Champion

1939
Succeeded by:
Vic Hutton




Raging Bull =

Was later portrayed by Floyd Anderson in an opening scene of Raging Bull, where Jake LaMotta knocks Reeves down, but loses a controversial hometown decision to Reeves in Cleveland.