Jimmy Ellis

ID# 016178

Pro Boxing
40 12 1
24 KOs 4 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 53
rounds 341
KOs 45.28%

status inactive
career 1961-1975
birth name James Albert Ellis
born 1940-02-24
nationality
USA
death date 2014-05-06 / age 74
debut 1961-04-19
division heavy
stance orthodox
height 6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach
76″   /   193cm
residence
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
birth place
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Pro Boxing Career

53 bouts
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
1975-05-06 Carl Baker 21 23 1
Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando
W
KO
1975-03-02 Joe Frazier 31 2 0
St.Kilda Junction Oval, Melbourne
L
TKO
1974-11-12 Joe Bugner 48 6 1
Empire Pool, Wembley
L
PTS
1974-07-16 Ron Lyle 27 1 1
Denver
L
UD
1974-03-04 Larry Middleton 21 4 1
Capitol Center, Landover
D
PTS
1973-12-12 Boone Kirkman 30 2 0
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle
L
SD
1973-10-24 Al Jones 5 19 2
Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta
W
TKO
1973-06-18 Earnie Shavers 44 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
KO
1973-05-05 Rico Brooks 11 13 2
Phoenix Union Montgomery Stadium, Phoenix
W
KO
1973-04-14 Joe Tiger Harris 3 6 2
Huntington
W
KO
1973-03-06 Charlie Harris 7 16 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
TKO
1973-02-21 Bob Felstein 16 11 1
Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando
W
KO
1972-10-26 Harold Carter 12 21 2
Raleigh County Armory, Beckley
W
TKO
1972-09-21 Ollie Wilson 21 40 0
St. Josaphat Auditorium, Parma
W
TKO
1972-06-13 Rico Brooks 11 11 1
Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne
W
KO
1972-05-16 Dick Gosha 10 13 0
Seattle Center Arena, Seattle
W
TKO
1971-07-26 Muhammad Ali 31 1 0
Astrodome, Houston
L
TKO

1971-05-10 George Chuvalo 63 16 2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W
UD
1971-03-02 Tony Doyle 36 8 1
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
KO
1970-11-10 Roberto Davila 21 19 0
Auditorium, Miami Beach
W
TKO
1970-02-16 Joe Frazier 24 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
RTD

1968-09-14 Floyd Patterson 46 6 1
Råsunda Fotbollsstadion, Stockholm
W
PTS

1968-04-27 Jerry Quarry 26 1 4
Coliseum Arena, Oakland
W
MD

1967-12-02 Oscar Bonavena 31 3 0
Freedom Hall, Louisville
W
UD
1967-08-05 Leotis Martin 24 1 0
Astrodome, Houston
W
TKO

1967-03-22 Johnny Persol 17 3 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
KO
1966-11-14 Tommy Sims 35 28 4
Astrodome, Houston
W
KO
1966-10-27 Eddie Dembry 10 2 0
Fairgrounds, Louisville
W
KO
1966-09-10 Billy Daniels 20 14 1
Waldstadion/Radrennbahn, Frankfurt
W
PTS
1966-05-21 Leweni Waqa 19 4 1
Arsenal Football Stadium, Highbury
W
KO
1966-03-29 Hubert Hilton 13 3 2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W
PTS
1965-11-15 Chuck Leslie 12 7 1
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas
W
UD
1965-05-25 Joe Blackwood 66 23 9
Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston
W
TKO
1964-11-30 George Benton 52 9 1
Arena, Philadelphia
L
MD
1964-10-21 Don Fullmer 32 11 2
Convention Center, Louisville
L
SD
1964-04-21 Joe Spencer 5 2 0
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington
W
KO
1964-02-28 Rubin Carter 18 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
L
UD
1963-09-27 Luis Gutierrez 50 6 3
Convention Center, Louisville
W
PTS
1963-06-18 Johnny Halafihi 31 11 5
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
W
KO
1962-12-03 LeRoy Green 20 15 2
Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville
W
UD
1962-09-01 Henry Hank 52 16 3
Freedom Hall, Louisville
L
UD
1962-06-13 Sammy Poe 2 2 0
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington
W
UD
1962-06-13 Charlie Glover 13 10 1
Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington
W
UD
1962-06-07 Rudolph Bent 39 28 4
State Fairgrounds, Louisville
W
TKO
1962-05-04 Holly Mims 57 22 6
Freedom Hall, Louisville
W
UD
1962-02-17 Johnny Alford 14 3 3
Madison Square Garden, New York
W
MD
1962-01-11 Rory Calhoun 45 14 2
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville
W
KO
1961-11-29 Holly Mims 56 22 6
Freedom Hall, Louisville
L
UD
1961-10-07 Clarence Riley 18 25 5
Freedom Hall, Louisville
W
RTD
1961-08-22 Wilf Greaves 34 19 1
Fairgrounds Stadium, Louisville
W
MD
1961-07-22 Johnny Morris 21 4 0
Freedom Hall, Louisville
W
SD
1961-05-05 Gene Leslie 12 3 1
Jefferson County Armory, Louisville
W
UD
1961-04-19 Arley Seifer 15 12 1
Freedom Hall, Louisville
W
TKO