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James Kinchen boxer

James Kinchen image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1980-08-08
Born 1958-03-01
Nationality USA
Residence San Diego, California, USA
bouts
60
won
49
lost
9
draw
2
bouts
60
won
49
lost
9
draw
2
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1980-08-08
Born 1958-03-01
Nationality USA
Residence San Diego, California, USA

Kinchen started his career out of McKinney, Texas, as a three-time Golden Gloves champion, as well as three-time Southwestern AAU champion. He ended his amateur career with a record of 127-12.As a pro, Kinchen held the USBA middleweight title, as well as the NABF super-middleweight title. In a challenge for the newly-created WBO super middleweight title against Thomas Hearns, Kinchen knocked Hearns down in the 4th round yet lost a close majority decision. Kinchen also challenged for the WBA and IBF light-heavyweight world titles.

Kinchen started his career out of McKinney, Texas, as a three-time Golden Gloves champion, as well as three-time Southwestern AAU champion. He ended his amateur career with a record of 127-12.As a pro, Kinchen held the USBA middleweight title, as well as the NABF super-middleweight title. In a challenge for the newly-created WBO super middleweight title against Thomas Hearns, Kinchen knocked Hearns down in the 4th round yet lost a close majority decision. Kinchen also challenged for the WBA and IBF light-heavyweight world titles.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 23, 1992 Ernesto Magdaleno WWWWWW Marriott Hotel, Irvine LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1991 Guillermo Chavez LLLLWL Rodeo Arena, Lakeside WIN
KO
April 20, 1991 Charles Williams WWWWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 7, 1990 Tim Williams LLWLLL Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu International Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 1, 1990 Jorge Amparo WLLLWL The Hangar at Jimsair Aviation Service, Palm Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 24, 1989 Virgil Hill WWWWWW Civic Center, Bismarck World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 8, 1989 Stacy McSwain WDLWDW Trump Castle, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1989 Christophe Tiozzo WWWWWW Issy-les-Moulineaux LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 4, 1988 Thomas Hearns WWWWWL Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas NABF Super Middleweight

vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 13, 1988 Marvin Mack WLLLWW Caesars Tahoe, Cascade Showroom, Stateline NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 19, 1988 Juan Hernandez LLWWWL El Cortez Hotel, San Diego NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 2, 1988 James Williams LLLLLL Tijuana NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
KO
March 17, 1988 Ricky Locke LLLLLL San Diego NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1988 Antonio Adame LLWWLL Tijuana NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 27, 1988 Tim Williams LWDLWW Golden Hall, San Diego USA California State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 19, 1987 Milford Kemp WLWWWW El Cortez Hotel, San Diego WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 25, 1987 Larry Musgrove DLWWWW Country Club, Reseda LOSS
TD
June 18, 1987 Randy Smith LLLWWW El Cortez Hotel, San Diego WIN
Unanimous decision
April 6, 1987 Juan Domingo Roldan WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 17, 1986 Iran Barkley WWWWWW Cobo Arena, Detroit LOSS
Split-decision
July 11, 1986 Frank Minton WLLLWW Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
July 30, 1985 Frank Minton WWWWWL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1985 Buster Drayton WWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
Feb. 16, 1985 James Shuler WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City NABF Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 24, 1984 Alex Ramos WLWWWD Caesars Tahoe, Cascade Showroom, Stateline USBA Middleweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 26, 1984 Jorge Amparo LWWLWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City DRAW
Points
April 25, 1984 Erwin Williams WWWWLW Civic Auditorium, San Jose WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1984 Al Rankin LWLLWL Civic Center, Beaumont WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 19, 1983 Murray Sutherland LDWWLW Civic Arena, Saint Joseph WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1983 Juan Diaz L Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
July 16, 1983 Jose Mireles DLLLWW State Fair Coliseum, Dallas WIN
KO
May 28, 1983 Felton Marshall WWLLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 19, 1983 Fred Reed LWLLLL North Park Palisade Gardens, San Diego WIN
KO
April 7, 1983 Ernesto Caballero LLWLLW North Park Palisade Gardens, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 20, 1983 Mike Clark LWLLWW North Park Palisade Gardens, San Diego WIN
Points
Oct. 31, 1982 Ralph Moncrief WLWWLW Great Gorge Resort, McAfee WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 30, 1982 Tommy Howard WLWLL North Park Palisade Gardens, San Diego WIN
KO
Sept. 5, 1982 Odell Hadley WWWWWW Civic Arena, Saint Joseph WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 27, 1982 Joe Gonsalves LLLLLL Civic Auditorium, San Jose WIN
Technical knockout
May 23, 1982 Alejo Rodriquez LDLLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
March 27, 1982 Leroy Green Jr. WWLLLL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 17, 1982 Rudy Robles LWLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 13, 1982 Marvin Sanders DDLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Nov. 28, 1981 Jesse Avila WLLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 4, 1981 Ronnie Brown LLLLWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Sept. 30, 1981 Everett Conklin WWDD Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 21, 1981 Everett Conklin WW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas DRAW
Points
July 29, 1981 Adolfo Rivas LDLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
July 8, 1981 Darryl Womack Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
June 17, 1981 Ruben Rascon LLLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
June 12, 1981 James Williams WLLLWW Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
KO
June 3, 1981 Eddie Casper LWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
May 1, 1981 Mike Hutchinson WWLLLL Sea World Pavilion, San Diego WIN
KO
April 15, 1981 Larry Meyers LLLWLL Las Vegas WIN
KO
March 25, 1981 Jimmy Owens LLLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1981 Danny Kirk WLWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Jan. 28, 1981 Fred Garcia Sea World Pavilion, San Diego WIN
KO
Jan. 21, 1981 Henry Drummond L Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Points
Sept. 23, 1980 Larry Rayford LLLLWL Superdome, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 8, 1980 O'Daniel Marks Dallas Convention Center, Dallas WIN
KO