Jimmy McLarnin boxer

Jimmy McLarnin boxer
bouts
69
won
55
lost
11
draw
3
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1923-12-19
Height
5′ 6″/168cm
Reach
67″/170cm
Age
96
Born
1907-12-19
Death
2004-10-28
Nationality
Canada

James Archibald McLarnin (19 December 1907 – 28 October 2004) was an Irish-Canadian professional boxer who became a two-time welterweight world champion and an International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee. McLarnin has been referred to as the greatest Irish boxer of all time. BoxRec ranks McLarnin as the 11th best pound-for-pound fighter of all-time, the second best Canadian boxer of all time after Sam Langford, and the third greatest welterweight of all time.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1936-11-20 Lou Ambers WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1936-10-05 Tony Canzoneri WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1936-05-08 Tony Canzoneri WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1935-05-28 Barney Ross WWLWWW Polo Grounds, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1934-09-17 Barney Ross WWDWWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens WIN
Split-decision
1934-05-28 Barney Ross WWWDWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens LOST
Split-decision
1933-05-29 Young Corbett III WWWWWW Wrigley Field, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1932-12-16 Sammy Fuller WWWDWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1932-10-07 Benny Leonard WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1932-08-04 Lou Brouillard DLWWLW Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOST
Split-decision
1931-08-20 Billy Petrolle LWWWLW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Unanimous decision
1931-05-27 Billy Petrolle WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-11-21 Billy Petrolle WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1930-09-11 Al Singer WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
KO
1930-03-28 Young Jack Thompson LWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1930-03-01 Sammy Mandell WLWWDW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1929-12-13 Ruby Goldstein WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1929-11-04 Sammy Mandell WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
1929-10-09 Sergeant Sammy Baker WWWWW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
KO
1929-03-22 Ray Miller WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1929-03-01 Joe Glick WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1929-01-11 Joe Glick WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1928-11-30 Ray Miller LWLWLW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOST
Corner retirement
1928-08-02 Stanislaus Loayza LWWLWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
1928-06-21 Phil McGraw LLDDLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1928-05-21 Sammy Mandell WWWWWW Polo Grounds, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1928-02-24 Sid Terris WWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1927-11-23 Billy Wallace WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Points
1927-10-18 Louis 'Kid' Kaplan WWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
KO
1927-09-23 Don Long WLWLWW Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
1927-09-09 Charlie McBride DLDLD Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
1927-06-24 Lope Tenorio WLWWWL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
1927-05-27 Johnny Lamar LWWWLD Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
1927-05-06 Freeman Black LLLLDL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
1927-04-05 Tommy Cello LWDDDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
1927-02-22 Tommy Cello LWLWDD Recreation Park, San Francisco DRAW
Points
1926-10-15 Doc Snell LLLLLW Legion Stadium, Hollywood LOST
Points
1926-09-07 Joe Glick LWLWDL Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1926-03-17 Johnny Farr DLLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOST
Points
1926-03-03 Joey Sangor WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1926-01-12 Bud Taylor WWLWWL Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1925-12-08 Bud Taylor WWWLWW Arena, Vernon WIN
1925-11-12 Jackie Fields WWWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
1925-07-04 Pancho Villa WWWWWW Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville WIN
Points
1925-06-02 Bud Taylor LWWWWW Arena, Vernon LOST
Points
1925-04-18 Eddie Spec Ramies LWDWLL Recreation Park, San Francisco WIN
KO
1925-04-11 Young Farrell WDWWDW Lyceum A.C., Los Angeles WIN
Points
1925-03-24 Teddy Silva WWLWWD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1925-01-13 Fidel LaBarba WLDW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1924-12-09 Memphis Pal Moore WDWWWW Arena, Vernon DRAW
Points
1924-11-11 Fidel LaBarba WL Arena, Vernon DRAW
Points
1924-10-28 Fidel LaBarba W Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1924-10-14 Young Nationalista LDLLWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1924-10-07 Frankie Dolan DWDWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1924-09-30 Benny Diaz LLLDLD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
1924-08-15 Mickey Gill DWWWWW Arena, Vancouver WIN
Majority decision
1924-05-14 Abie Gordon DWDLLD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
KO
1924-05-02 Jimmy Griffiths LLWLLL L-st Arena, Sacramento WIN
Points
1924-04-30 Jockey Joe Dillon WWLDLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-04-23 Johnny 'Jockey' Lightner L Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-04-09 Frankie Grandetta WDLLLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-04-02 Jimmy Griffiths LLLWLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-03-26 Sam Lee LLLWLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-03-19 Frankie Sands LWDLLD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1924-03-05 Joe Conde Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
1924-02-22 Eddie Collins L Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
1924-02-13 Frankie Sands WWLWDL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
1923-12-28 Mickey Gill DD Hastings Gym, Vancouver WIN
Majority decision
1923-12-19 Young Fry Hastings Gym, Vancouver WIN
KO