James (Bonecrusher) Smith

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Name: James Smith
Alias: Bonecrusher
Born: 1953-04-03
Birthplace: Magnolia, North Carolina, USA
Hometown: Magnolia, North Carolina, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 4″   /   193cm
Reach: 82″   /   208cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Emile Griffith

James (Bonecrusher) Smith Gallery

  • Amateur Record: 35-4 [1]
  • In December of 1986 Bonecrusher defeated Tim Witherspoon for the WBA World heavyweight title.
  • James Smith also fought Larry Holmes for the IBF World Heavyweight title and Aussie Joe Bugner for the WBF Heavyweight belt, losing in both efforts.



Preceded by:
Tim Witherspoon
WBA Heavyweight Champion
1986 Dec 12 – 1987 Mar 7
Succeeded by:
Mike Tyson