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Jamaica Kid boxer

Jamaica Kid image
Status inactive
Age 42
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1916-04-18
Born 1896-00-00
Death 1938-06-12
Nationality Belize
Residence New York, New York, USA
bouts
46
won
8
lost
35
draw
3
bouts
46
won
8
lost
35
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 42
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1916-04-18
Born 1896-00-00
Death 1938-06-12
Nationality Belize
Residence New York, New York, USA

The 5'8" (some sources put him at 5'9") Jamaica Kid campaigned as a light-heavyweight and heavyweight at between 172 and 181 lbs. He served as a sparring partner for many champion boxers, but during his own career in the ring, he was never ranked as a top contender, though he did get a shot at the world light-heavyweight crown in 1926.After racking up 17 straight losses between 18 February 1924 and 29 November 1926 (a streak that was preceded with a draw against former colored light-heavyweight champ Lee Anderson on 21 January 1924 and included six losses to future world middleweight champ Tiger Flowers and two losses to future world light-heavyweight champ Maxie Rosenbloom, The Jamaica Kid got a shot at the NYSAC light-heavyweight title. He was paired against world light-heavyweight champ Jack Delaney, to whom he had already lost during his long losing streak, at the State Armory in Waterbury, Connecticut on 10 December 1926. The Kid lost via a T.K.O. in the third round of their scheduled 15-round bout.

The 5'8" (some sources put him at 5'9") Jamaica Kid campaigned as a light-heavyweight and heavyweight at between 172 and 181 lbs. He served as a sparring partner for many champion boxers, but during his own career in the ring, he was never ranked as a top contender, though he did get a shot at the world light-heavyweight crown in 1926.After racking up 17 straight losses between 18 February 1924 and 29 November 1926 (a streak that was preceded with a draw against former colored light-heavyweight champ Lee Anderson on 21 January 1924 and included six losses to future world middleweight champ Tiger Flowers and two losses to future world light-heavyweight champ Maxie Rosenbloom, The Jamaica Kid got a shot at the NYSAC light-heavyweight title. He was paired against world light-heavyweight champ Jack Delaney, to whom he had already lost during his long losing streak, at the State Armory in Waterbury, Connecticut on 10 December 1926. The Kid lost via a T.K.O. in the third round of their scheduled 15-round bout.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 20, 1928 Jack Gagnon LLWWLW Manchester LOSS
KO
Dec. 1, 1927 Ike McFowler LL LOSS
Points
Nov. 8, 1927 Battling J.D. WWWWWW Gowdy Field, Fort Benning LOSS
KO
Oct. 17, 1927 Martin Burke WWLWWW Bristol Arena, New Bedford LOSS
KO
Sept. 5, 1927 Jack Gagnon LLWWWL Franklin LOSS
KO
Aug. 12, 1927 Jim Maloney WWWWLW Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens LOSS
KO
Dec. 10, 1926 Jack Delaney WWWWWW State Armory, Waterbury NYSAC World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1926 Kid Rose Waltz Dream Arena, Atlantic City LOSS
NWS
Aug. 6, 1926 Maxie Rosenbloom WWWWWW Ocean Park Casino, Long Branch LOSS
KO
July 23, 1926 Maxie Rosenbloom LWWWWW Bacharach Ball Park, Atlantic City LOSS
NWS
Oct. 30, 1925 Sunny Jim Williams WWWWWW Canton Auditorium, Canton LOSS
NWS
Oct. 24, 1925 Bob Lawson WWLWL Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn LOSS
Points
Aug. 8, 1925 Roscoe Hall LWLWWL Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn LOSS
DQ
Aug. 1, 1925 Jake Warren L LOSS
Points
March 9, 1925 Jack Delaney WWWWLW Elmwood Music Hall, Buffalo LOSS
KO
Feb. 5, 1925 Tiger Flowers WWLWWW Lakeside Park Pavillion, Dayton LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 11, 1924 Tiger Flowers LWWWWW Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 1924 Tiger Flowers WWWWLW Columbus LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1924 Sully Montgomery WWWWWW Muscatine LOSS
KO
July 22, 1924 Tiger Flowers WWWWWW Riverside Arena, Covington LOSS
DQ
June 27, 1924 Tiger Flowers WWWWWW Grand Rapids LOSS
NWS
May 17, 1924 Ted Moore WWLWWW Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York LOSS
Points
March 3, 1924 Tiger Flowers WWWWWW Fremont Theatre, Fremont LOSS
NWS
Feb. 18, 1924 Jeff Smith WWWWWW Lenox A.C., New York LOSS
Points
Jan. 21, 1924 Lee Anderson LLDWWW Weller Theater, Zanesville DRAW
NWS
Dec. 26, 1923 Tut Jackson WWWLWW Weller Theater, Zanesville WIN
NWS
Nov. 27, 1923 Lee Anderson WLLLDW Springfield LOSS
NWS
Sept. 4, 1923 Tiger Flowers WWWDWW Auditorium, Atlanta LOSS
Points
July 30, 1923 Tut Jackson DDWLLW Atlanta LOSS
Points
July 14, 1923 Kid Norfolk WLWWLW Commonwealth Sporting Club, New York LOSS
KO
June 27, 1923 Tut Jackson DWWDWW Elmwood Arena, Elmwood Place DRAW
Points
May 22, 1923 Jeff Smith WWLWWW Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
NWS
April 20, 1923 Tiger Flowers WWWWWW Coliseum, Toledo LOSS
NWS
April 4, 1923 Tut Jackson LWDWWD Springfield LOSS
Points
Feb. 26, 1923 Jeff Smith WWWWWW Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo LOSS
Points
Feb. 22, 1923 Jeff Smith WWWWWW Exposition Building, Portland LOSS
NWS
Feb. 19, 1923 Tut Jackson WWLLWD Washington Court House LOSS
Points
Jan. 9, 1923 Willie Walker WWWLWW 15th Regiment Armory, New York New York State National Guard Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Dec. 5, 1922 John Lester Johnson LWWWLL 15th Regiment Armory, New York New York State National Guard Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 21, 1922 Jeff Smith WWWWWW McCabe Arena, Dayton LOSS
Points
July 26, 1922 Tiger Flowers WWLWLD Riverside Arena, Covington WIN
Corner retirement
July 4, 1922 Jack Leslie WWWLL Cattle Congress Hippodrome, Waterloo WIN
NWS
April 10, 1922 Panama Joe Gans WWWWWW Danceland Arena, Detroit DRAW
NWS
March 1, 1922 Jeff Clark LLWWLD Golden Gate A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Dec. 30, 1921 Kid Norfolk WWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Points
May 3, 1921 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Manhattan Casino, New York LOSS
Points
Jan. 5, 1921 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Roller Palace Rink, Detroit LOSS
NWS
Oct. 25, 1920 Jeff Smith WWWWWW Arena, Trenton LOSS
NWS
Sept. 3, 1920 Kid Norfolk LWWWWW 5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore LOSS
Points
May 17, 1920 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Coliseum, Toledo LOSS
NWS
May 11, 1920 Panama Joe Gans DWWWW Norfolk DRAW
Points
March 29, 1920 Sam Langford WWWDW Columbus LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1919 Jeff Smith WWWWW State Armory, Binghamton DRAW
NWS
Dec. 3, 1919 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Columbus LOSS
NWS
Nov. 13, 1919 Jeff Smith WLWWWW Atlantic City S.C., Atlantic City LOSS
NWS
Nov. 4, 1919 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Grand Opera House, Boston LOSS
Points
Oct. 23, 1919 Clay Turner WWLDDW Arena, Syracuse LOSS
NWS
Oct. 17, 1919 Young Jack Johnson LWDLWL Wachusett A.C., Clinton DRAW
Points
Sept. 19, 1919 Cleve Hawkins LDWLWL Clinton WIN
Points
Aug. 18, 1919 Clay Turner LLLWWL Bison Stadium, Buffalo DRAW
NWS
July 28, 1919 Kid Norfolk WWWWWW Shibe Park, Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
July 24, 1919 Clay Turner LWWLLL Atlantic City LOSS
NWS
March 3, 1919 Panama Joe Gans LWWLWW Olympia A.C., Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
Feb. 24, 1919 Young Battling Nelson LLDWL Hartford LOSS
Points
Jan. 1, 1919 Kid Norfolk WWWWWL Olympia A.C., Philadelphia LOSS
NWS
Nov. 28, 1918 Jack Thompson WWWLLD Olympia A.C., Philadelphia LOSS
KO
Sept. 6, 1918 Young Fisher LWWLLW Arena, Syracuse WIN
NWS
Aug. 13, 1918 Joe Rivers WLLWWW Arena, Boston WIN
Points
July 20, 1918 Johnny Saxon LLLWDL Morgan Station LOSS
NWS
June 27, 1918 Jack London WDLLLL Globe A.C., Perth Amboy WIN
KO
Sept. 28, 1917 Paul Samson Koerner WWWW Freeport S.C., Freeport WIN
NWS
Sept. 21, 1917 Clay Turner WWWWWW Harlem S.C., New York LOSS
NWS
Sept. 14, 1917 Larry Temple WWLLWW Freeport S.C., Freeport WIN
NWS
Sept. 10, 1917 Andy Schmader WW Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn DRAW
NWS
May 25, 1917 Mike McTigue LWLLLW Harlem S.C., New York LOSS
NWS
March 19, 1917 Tom Leary LWLLLW Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn WIN
KO
March 10, 1917 Jack Clifford DWLLLW Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens WIN
NWS
Feb. 19, 1917 Val Sontag WWLWL Military A.C., Brooklyn WIN
NWS
Feb. 10, 1917 Silent Martin LDLWLW Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens WIN
NWS
Feb. 5, 1917 Bud Clancy WWLW Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn WIN
NWS
Jan. 22, 1917 Sailor Grande WLWWWW Vanderbilt A.C., Brooklyn DRAW
NWS
Jan. 20, 1917 Jack Clifford DWL Queensboro A.C., Long Island City, Queens WIN
NWS
Jan. 2, 1917 Battling Marshall WDLLL Military A.C., Brooklyn WIN
NWS
Oct. 23, 1916 George Ashe LWDDWW Military A.C., Brooklyn WIN
NWS
May 19, 1916 Eddie Palmer WWWWWL Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Points
May 12, 1916 Eddie Palmer WWWWWW Orleans A.C., New Orleans WIN
Points
April 18, 1916 Gorilla Jones LLWWLL New Orleans LOSS
Points