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Jimmy McLarnin boxer

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

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.

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 Titles Result
Nov. 20, 1936 Lou Ambers WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 5, 1936 Tony Canzoneri WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 8, 1936 Tony Canzoneri WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 28, 1935 Barney Ross WWLWWW Polo Grounds, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 17, 1934 Barney Ross WWDWWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens World Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
May 28, 1934 Barney Ross WWWDWW Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, Queens LOSS
Split-decision
May 29, 1933 Young Corbett III WWWWWW Wrigley Field, Los Angeles World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 16, 1932 Sammy Fuller WWWDWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 7, 1932 Benny Leonard WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 4, 1932 Lou Brouillard DLWWLW Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 20, 1931 Billy Petrolle LWWWLW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Unanimous decision
May 27, 1931 Billy Petrolle WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 21, 1930 Billy Petrolle WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 11, 1930 Al Singer WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
KO
March 28, 1930 Young Jack Thompson LWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 1, 1930 Sammy Mandell WLWWDW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 13, 1929 Ruby Goldstein WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Nov. 4, 1929 Sammy Mandell WWWWWW Chicago Stadium, Chicago WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 9, 1929 Sergeant Sammy Baker WWWWW New York Coliseum, Bronx WIN
KO
March 22, 1929 Ray Miller WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 1, 1929 Joe Glick WWLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Jan. 11, 1929 Joe Glick WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 30, 1928 Ray Miller LWLWLW Olympia Stadium, Detroit LOSS
Corner retirement
Aug. 2, 1928 Stanislaus Loayza LWWLWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
KO
June 21, 1928 Phil McGraw LLDDLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1928 Sammy Mandell WWWWWW Polo Grounds, New York World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 1928 Sid Terris WWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Nov. 23, 1927 Billy Wallace WWWWWW Olympia Stadium, Detroit WIN
Points
Oct. 18, 1927 Louis 'Kid' Kaplan WWWWWW Coliseum, Chicago WIN
KO
Sept. 23, 1927 Don Long WLWLWW Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
Sept. 9, 1927 Charlie McBride DLDLD Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
June 24, 1927 Lope Tenorio WLWWWL Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
May 27, 1927 Johnny Lamar LWWWLD Legion Stadium, Hollywood WIN
Points
May 6, 1927 Freeman Black LLLLDL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
KO
April 5, 1927 Tommy Cello LWDDDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1927 Tommy Cello LWLWDD Recreation Park, San Francisco DRAW
Points
Oct. 15, 1926 Doc Snell LLLLLW Legion Stadium, Hollywood LOSS
Points
Sept. 7, 1926 Joe Glick LWLWDL Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
March 17, 1926 Johnny Farr DLLWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Points
March 3, 1926 Joey Sangor WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Jan. 12, 1926 Bud Taylor WWLWWL Arena, Vernon LOSS
Points
Dec. 8, 1925 Bud Taylor WWWLWW Arena, Vernon WIN
DQ
Nov. 12, 1925 Jackie Fields WWWWDW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
July 4, 1925 Pancho Villa WWWWWW Oaks Ballpark, Emeryville WIN
Points
June 2, 1925 Bud Taylor LWWWWW Arena, Vernon LOSS
Points
April 18, 1925 Eddie Spec Ramies LWDWLL Recreation Park, San Francisco WIN
KO
April 11, 1925 Young Farrell WDWWDW Lyceum A.C., Los Angeles WIN
Points
March 24, 1925 Teddy Silva WWLWWD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Jan. 13, 1925 Fidel LaBarba WLDW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Dec. 9, 1924 Memphis Pal Moore WDWWWW Arena, Vernon DRAW
Points
Nov. 11, 1924 Fidel LaBarba WL Arena, Vernon DRAW
Points
Oct. 28, 1924 Fidel LaBarba W Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Oct. 14, 1924 Young Nationalista LDLLWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1924 Frankie Dolan DWDWW Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Sept. 30, 1924 Benny Diaz LLLDLD Arena, Vernon WIN
Points
Aug. 15, 1924 Mickey Gill DWWWWW Arena, Vancouver WIN
Majority decision
May 14, 1924 Abie Gordon DWDLLD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
KO
May 2, 1924 Jimmy Griffiths LLWLLL L-st Arena, Sacramento WIN
Points
April 30, 1924 Jockey Joe Dillon WWLDLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
April 23, 1924 Johnny 'Jockey' Lightner L Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
April 9, 1924 Frankie Grandetta WDLLLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
April 2, 1924 Jimmy Griffiths LLLWLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
March 26, 1924 Sam Lee LLLWLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
March 19, 1924 Frankie Sands LWDLLD Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
March 5, 1924 Joe Conde Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 22, 1924 Eddie Collins L Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 13, 1924 Frankie Sands WWLWDL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Points
Dec. 28, 1923 Mickey Gill DD Hastings Gym, Vancouver WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 19, 1923 Young Fry Hastings Gym, Vancouver WIN
KO