Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Roy Jones, Jr.

Happy Birthday Roy Jones, Jr. (born January 16, 1969, in Pensacola) is an American boxer. He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1990s by the Boxing Writers Association of America.

As a professional he captured IBF championships in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and was regarded as the #1 fighter in these three weightclasses by all leading magazines such as the Ring Magazine. He also won the WBA heavyweight title in his only fight in this weight class.

He is also noted for holding the WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO, WBF, and IBA light heavyweight championships at the same time.

51 Wins (38 knockouts, 13 decisions), 4 Losses (2 knockouts, 1 decision, 1 disqualification), 0 Draws
Res. Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss Felix Trinidad KO 8 2008-01-19 New York City, NY
Win Anthony Hanshaw Decision (unan.) 12 2007-07-14 Flag of Mississippi Biloxi, MS Won IBC Light Heavyweight title.
Win Prince Badi Ajamu Decision (unan.) 12 2006-07-29 Flag of Idaho Boise, ID Won NABO Light Heavyweight title.
Loss Antonio Tarver Decision (unan.) 12 2005-10-01 Tampa, FL Bout was for the IBO and vacant NBA Light
Heavyweight titles.
Loss Glen Johnson KO 9 (12), 0:48 2004-09-25 Memphis, TN Lost IBF Light Heavyweight title.
Loss Antonio Tarver TKO 2 (12), 1:41 2004-05-15 Las Vegas, NV Lost IBA/IBO/NBA/WBA/WBC/WBF Light
Heavyweight titles.
Win Antonio Tarver Decision (maj.) 12 2003-11-08 Las Vegas, NV Regained IBO/WBC Light Heavyweight titles.
Win John Ruiz Decision (unan.) 12 2003-03-01 Las Vegas, NV Won WBA Heavyweight title, which he later
vacated on 2004-02-24.
Win Clinton Woods TKO 6 (12), 1:29 2002-09-07 Portland, OR Retained IBA/IBF/IBO/NBA/WBA/WBC/WBF Light
Heavyweight titles.
Win Glen Kelly KO 12 2002-02-02 Miami, FL Retained IBA/IBF/IBO/NBA/WBA/WBC/WBF Light
Heavyweight titles.
Win Julio César González Decision (unan.) 12 2001-07-28 Los Angeles, CA Retained IBF/IBO/NBA/WBA/WBC titles and won
WBF and vacant IBA Light Heavyweight titles.
Win Derrick Harmon TKO 11 (12), 0:00 2001-02-24 Tampa, FL Retained IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC titles and won NBA
Light Heavyweight title.
Win Eric Harding TKO 10 (12), 3:00 2000-09-09 New Orleans, LA Retained IBF/WBA/WBC titles and won IBO Light
Heavyweight title.
Win Richard Hall TKO 11 (12), 1:41 2000-05-13 Flag of Indiana Indianapolis, IN Retained IBF/WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight titles.
Win David Telesco Decision (unan.) 12 2000-01-15 New York City, NY Retained IBF/WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight titles.
Win Reggie Johnson Decision (unan.) 12 1999-06-05 Flag of Mississippi Biloxi, MS Retained WBA/WBC titles and won IBF Light
Heavyweight title.
Win Richard Frazier TKO 2 (12), 2:59 1999-01-09 Pensacola, FL Retained WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight titles.
Win Otis Grant TKO 10 (12), 1:18 1998-11-14 Mashantucket, CT Retained WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight titles.
Win Lou Del Valle Decision (unan.) 12 1998-07-18 New York City, NY Retained WBC and won WBA Light
Heavyweight title.
Win Virgil Hill KO 4 (12), 1:10 1998-04-25 Biloxi, MS
Win Montell Griffin KO 1 (12), 2:31 1997-08-07 Mashantucket, CT Won WBC Light Heavyweight title.
Loss Montell Griffin Disqualification 9 (12), 2:27 1997-03-21 Atlantic City, NJ Lost WBC Light Heavyweight title. Jones was
disqualified for hitting Griffin while he was down.
Win Mike McCallum Decision (unan.) 12 1996-11-22 Tampa, FL Won vacant WBC Light Heavyweight title.
Win Bryant Brannon TKO 2 (12), 2:23 1996-10-04 New York City, NY Retained IBF Super Middleweight title, which he
later relinquished in order to move up to Light
Heavyweight.
Win Eric Lucas TKO 12 (12), 0:00 1996-06-15 Jacksonville, FL Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win Merqui Sosa TKO 2 (12), 2:36 1996-01-12 New York City, NY
Win Tony Thornton TKO 3 (12), 0:45 1995-09-30 Pensacola, FL Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win Vinny Pazienza TKO 6 (12), 2:58 1995-06-24 Atlantic City, NJ Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win Antoine Byrd TKO 1 (12), 2:06 1995-03-18 Pensacola, FL Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win James Toney Decision (unan.) 12 1994-11-18 Las Vegas, NV Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win Thomas Tate TKO 2 (12), 0:30 1994-05-27 Las Vegas, NV Retained IBF Middleweight title, which he later
vacated in order to move up to Super
Middleweight.
Win Danny Garcia KO 6 (10), 2:59 1994-03-22 Pensacola, FL
Win Fermin Chirino Decision (unan.) 10 1993-11-30 Pensacola, FL
Win Thulani Malinga KO 6 (10), 1:57 1993-08-14 Bay St. Louis, MS
Win Bernard Hopkins Decision (unan.) 12 1993-05-22 Washington, D.C. Won vacant IBF Middleweight title.
Win Glenn Wolfe TKO 1 (10), 2:23 1993-02-13 Las Vegas, NV Jones vacated the WBC Continental Americas
Super Middleweight title in order to drop to
Middleweight.
Win Percy Harris TKO 4 (12), 3:00 1992-12-05 Atlantic City, NJ Won vacant WBC Continental Americas Super
Middleweight title.
Win Glenn Thomas TKO 8 (10), 3:00 1992-08-18 Pensacola, FL
Win Jorge Castro Decision (unan.) 10 1992-06-30 Pensacola, FL
Win Art Serwano KO 1 (10), 1:40 1992-04-03 Reno, NV
Win Jorge Vaca TKO 1 (10), 1:45 1992-01-10 New York City, NY
Win Lester Yarbrough KO 8 1991-08-31 Pensacola, FL
Win Kevin Daigle TKO 2 1991-08-03 Pensacola, FL
Win Eddie Evans TKO 3 1991-04-13 Pensacola, FL
Win Ricky Stackhouse KO 1 (10), 0:46 1991-01-31 Pensacola, FL
Win Reggie Miller TKO 5 1990-11-08 Pensacola, FL
Win Rollin Williams KO 4, 2:56 1990-09-25 Pensacola, FL
Win Tony Waddles KO 1, 2:02 1990-07-14 Pensacola, FL
Win Ron Johnson KO 2 (10), 2:28 1990-05-11 Pensacola, FL
Win Knox Brown TKO 3 (10), 2:20 1990-03-28 Pensacola, FL
Win Billy Mitchem TKO 2 (8), 2:57 1990-02-28 Pensacola, FL
Win Joe Edens KO 2 (8) 1990-01-08 Mobile, AL
Win David McCluskey TKO 3 (8), 2:00 1989-11-30 Pensacola, FL
Win Ron Amundsen TKO 7 (8) 1989-09-03 Pensacola, FL
Win Stephan Johnson TKO 8 (8), 2:04 1989-06-11 Atlantic City, NJ
Win Ricky Randall TKO 2 (8), 2:46 1989-05-06 Pensacola, FL

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