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Jimmy ELLIS

Heavyweight

Male
(James Ellis)
(James Albert Ellis)
USA, Louisville, Kentucky
Born: February 24, 1940, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died: May 6, 2014, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Height: 6ft 1in, mt 1,85
Weight: 157-176-183-190-198 lbs







Amateur Results

 
1957
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Aug. 30 Cassius Clay (USA)Louisville, Kentucky LPTS 3
+ Oct. 12 Cassius Clay (USA)Louisville, Kentucky WPTS 3
 
1958-1959
No activity recorded
 
1960
DateOpponentPlaceResult
San Francisco, United States, US Olympic Trials 2nd place, 71 kg
+ May 18Harold Glover San Francisco, United States WRSC 3
+ May 19Tom Davis San Francisco, United States WPTS
- May 20 Wilbert McClure (USA)San Francisco, United States LPTS

 

Professional record

 
1961
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 19 Arley SeiferLouisville, USATKO 3
+ May 6 Gene LeslieLouisville, USAW 8
+ July 22 Johnny MorrisLouisville, USAW 6
+ Aug. 22 Wilf GreavesLouisville, USAW 10
+ Oct. 7 Clarence RileyLouisville, USATKO 2
- Nov. 29 Holly MimsLouisville, USAL 10
 
1962
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 11 Rory CalhounLouisville, USAKO 1
+ Feb. 17 Johnny AlfordNew York, USAW 6
+ May 4 Holly MimsLouisville, USAW 10
+ June 7 Rudolph BentLouisville, USATKO 2
+ June 13 Sammy PoeLexington, USAW 4
+ June 13 Charlie GloverLexington, USAW 4
- Sept. 1 Henry HankLouisville, USAL 10
+ Dec. 3 LeRoy GreenLouisville, USAW 10
 
1963
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 18 Johnny HalafihiWembley, Great BritainKO 1
+ Sept. 27 Luis GutierrezLouisville, USAW 10
 
1964
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Feb. 28 Rubin CarterNew York, USAL 10
+ Apr. 21 Joe SpencerLexington, USAKO 1
- Oct. 21 Don FullmerLouisville, USAL 10
- Nov. 30 George BentonPhiladelphia, USAL 10
 
1965
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 25 Joe BlackwoodLewiston, USAKO 1
+ Nov. 15 Chuck LeslieLas Vegas, USAW 10
 
1966
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 29 Hubert HiltonToronto, CanadaW 8
+ May 21 Leweni WaqaHighbury, Great BritainKO 1
+ Sept. 10 Billy DanielsFrankfurt, GermanyW 6
+ Oct. 27 Eddie DembryLouisville, USAKO 1
+ Nov. 14 Tommy SimsHouston, USAKO 1
 
1967
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 22 Johnny PersolNew York, USAKO 1
+ Aug. 5 Leotis MartinHouston, USATKO 9
(Won WBA Heavyweight Elimination Tournament)
+ Dec. 2 Oscar BonavenaLouisville, USAW 12
(Won WBA Heavyweight Elimination Tournament)
 
1968
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 27 Jerry QuarryOakland, USAW 15
(Won vacant WBA Heavyweight Title)
+ Sept. 14 Floyd PattersonStockholm, SwedenW 15
(Retained WBA Heavyweight Title)
 
 
1969
Inactive
 
1970
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Feb. 16 Joe FrazierNew York, USATKO by 5
(For vacant World Heavyweight Title)
+ Nov. 10 Roberto DavilaMiami Beach, USATKO 7
 
1971
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 2 Tony DoyleMiami Beach, USAKO 10
+ May 10 George ChuvaloToronto, CanadaW 10
- July 26 Muhammad AliHouston, USATKO by 12
(For vacant NABF Heavyweight Title)
 
1972
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 16 Dick GoshaSeattle, USATKO 6
+ June 13 Rico BrooksKey Biscayne, USAKO 2
+ Sept. 21 Ollie WilsonParma, USATKO 6
+ Oct. 26 Harold CarterBeckley, USATKO 7
 
1973
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 21 Bob FelsteinOrlando, USAKO 2
+ Mar. 6 Charlie HarrisMiami Beach, USATKO 1
+ Apr. 14 Joe Tiger HarrisHuntington, USAKO 2
+ May 5 Rico BrooksPhoenix, USAKO 5
- June 18 Earnie ShaversNew York, USAKO by 1
+ Oct. 23 Memphis Al JonesAtlanta, USAKO 7
- Dec. 12 Boone KirkmanSeattle, USAL 10
 
1974
DateOpponentPlaceResult
= Mar. 4 Larry MiddletonLandover, USADraw 10
- July 16 Ron LyleDenver, USAL 12
- Nov. 12 Joe BugnerWembley, Great BritainL 10
 
1975
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 2 Joe FrazierMelbourne, AustraliaTKO by 9
+ May 6 Carl BakerOrlando, USAKO 1

 

Summary

Total bouts: 53, Won: 40 (24 inside the limit), Lost: 12 (4 inside the limit), Draw: 1, NC: 0, ND: 0