Jimmy McCarter

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Name: Jimmy McCarter
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

In 1953 Jimmy McCarter of Chester, PA who fought out of the Lloyd Athletic Club won the Diamond Belt in Philadelphia. McCarter was a fullback for the University of Washington football team.

  • 1953 National AAU Tournament (Boston, MA)

In 1956 he was the National AAU heavyweight champion. McCarter beat Sonny Liston as an amateur in 1953.

Preceded by:
George Moore
National AAU Heavyweight Champion
Succeeded by:
Lee Williams


  • "McCarter Wins Split Decision", January 27, 1960, Los Angeles Times (mentions he played college football)