John Collins

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John 'Jackie' Collins

Name: John Collins
Alias: Jackie Collins
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 1″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

Collins, a very smart, tough middleweight, made the most of his talents.
In 1983 Collin's victories on national TV over Lenny LaPaglia and Ken Whetstone moved him into the upper middleweight ranks.
In 1985 Jackie Collins stopped udefeated Mark Holmes, 32-0 brother of heavyweight champion Larry Holmes. Collins ended his boxing days with a fine 34-2-1 record.

  • Amateur history--

1979 Chicago Golden Gloves Open division Champion 165 lbs. defeating Kevin Strong.
1980 Chicago Golden Gloves Open division Champion 156 lbs. defeating Steve Williams ( Illinois).
1980 representing Chicago won the Intercity Golden Gloves in the 156 lb. division vs. Noel Tucker.