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Jimmy Ellis boxer

Jimmy Ellis image
Status inactive
Age 74
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Reach 76″/193cm
Debut 1961-04-19
Born 1940-02-24
Death 2014-05-06
Nationality USA
Residence Louisville, Kentucky, USA
bouts
53
won
40
lost
12
draw
1
bouts
53
won
40
lost
12
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 74
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Reach 76″/193cm
Debut 1961-04-19
Born 1940-02-24
Death 2014-05-06
Nationality USA
Residence Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 6, 1975 Carl Baker LLLLLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
March 2, 1975 Joe Frazier WWLWLW St.Kilda Junction Oval, Melbourne LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1974 Joe Bugner LWWWWW Empire Pool, Wembley LOSS
Points
July 16, 1974 Ron Lyle WWWWDW Denver LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 4, 1974 Larry Middleton WWLLLW Capitol Center, Landover DRAW
Points
Dec. 12, 1973 Boone Kirkman WWWWWW Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 24, 1973 Al Jones LWLLLL Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta WIN
Technical knockout
June 18, 1973 Earnie Shavers WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
KO
May 5, 1973 Rico Brooks WWLDL Phoenix Union Montgomery Stadium, Phoenix WIN
KO
April 14, 1973 Joe Tiger Harris LLWWLL Huntington WIN
KO
March 6, 1973 Charlie Harris LLLLLL Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 21, 1973 Bob Felstein LLLLWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Oct. 26, 1972 Harold Carter WWWWLW Raleigh County Armory, Beckley WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 21, 1972 Ollie Wilson LLLLLL St. Josaphat Auditorium, Parma WIN
Technical knockout
June 13, 1972 Rico Brooks WWWWW Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne WIN
KO
May 16, 1972 Dick Gosha WLLLLL Seattle Center Arena, Seattle WIN
Technical knockout
July 26, 1971 Muhammad Ali WWWWWL Astrodome, Houston vacant NABF Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 10, 1971 George Chuvalo WLWWWW Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto WIN
Unanimous decision
March 2, 1971 Tony Doyle WWWLLW Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
KO
Nov. 10, 1970 Roberto Davila WLLLLL Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 16, 1970 Joe Frazier WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York NYSAC World Heavyweight

World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

vacant World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Sept. 14, 1968 Floyd Patterson LWWWDL Råsunda Fotbollsstadion, Stockholm World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

WIN
Points
April 27, 1968 Jerry Quarry WWDWWW Coliseum Arena, Oakland vacant World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 2, 1967 Oscar Bonavena WWWWWW Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 5, 1967 Leotis Martin WWWWWW Astrodome, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
March 22, 1967 Johnny Persol LWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1966 Tommy Sims WLLLLL Astrodome, Houston WIN
KO
Oct. 27, 1966 Eddie Dembry LWWWWL Fairgrounds, Louisville WIN
KO
Sept. 10, 1966 Billy Daniels WLLLLL Waldstadion/Radrennbahn, Frankfurt WIN
Points
May 21, 1966 Leweni Waqa WWWDWL Arsenal Football Stadium, Highbury WIN
KO
March 29, 1966 Hubert Hilton WWWWLL Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto WIN
Points
Nov. 15, 1965 Chuck Leslie DLWLWL Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
May 25, 1965 Joe Blackwood LLLWDW Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1964 George Benton LWWLWW Arena, Philadelphia LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 21, 1964 Don Fullmer WLLDWL Convention Center, Louisville LOSS
Split-decision
April 21, 1964 Joe Spencer LWWWWW Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1964 Rubin Carter WLWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 27, 1963 Luis Gutierrez WLWWWW Convention Center, Louisville WIN
Points
June 18, 1963 Johnny Halafihi WLDWLW Wembley Stadium, Wembley WIN
KO
Dec. 3, 1962 LeRoy Green WLLLL Columbia Gymnasium Arena, Louisville WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 1, 1962 Henry Hank WDLWLL Freedom Hall, Louisville LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1962 Sammy Poe WWLL Phoenix Hotel Ballroom, Lexington WIN
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1962 Rudolph Bent DLLLLL State Fairgrounds, Louisville WIN
Technical knockout
May 4, 1962 Holly Mims WWWWWW Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 17, 1962 Johnny Alford WDWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Majority decision
Jan. 11, 1962 Rory Calhoun LWLLWL Jefferson County Armory, Louisville WIN
KO
Nov. 29, 1961 Holly Mims WWWWWW Freedom Hall, Louisville LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 7, 1961 Clarence Riley WLWWLL Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 22, 1961 Wilf Greaves LWLLLW Fairgrounds Stadium, Louisville WIN
Majority decision
July 22, 1961 Johnny Morris WWWWWL Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Split-decision
May 5, 1961 Gene Leslie WDWWWW Jefferson County Armory, Louisville WIN
Unanimous decision
April 19, 1961 Arley Seifer WLLDLL Freedom Hall, Louisville WIN
Technical knockout