Jimmy Paul

Jimmy Paul (born November 25, 1959 in Montreal) is an American former professional boxer in the lightweight division. He was the International Boxing Federation's world Lightweight champion from 1985-when he beat Harry Arroyo by a 15 round unanimous decision to 1986, when he lost to Greg Haugen, also by 15 round decision. Paul also defeated Alvin Hayes, Robin Blake, Cubanito Perez and Darryl Tyson, among others. [1]


Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
39 fights 33 wins 6 losses
By knockout 24 4
By decision 9 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
39 Win 33–6   Ali Kareem Muhammad UD 8 Oct 28, 1999   Hollywood Casino, Aurora, Illinois, U.S.
38 Loss 32–6   Kenneth Gould RTD 4 (10) Aug 27, 1993   Charlotte Memorial Auditorium, Punta Gorda, Florida, U.S.
37 Loss 32–5   Carlos González TKO 2 (12) Jun 29, 1992   Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, U.S. For vacant WBO light welterweight title
36 Win 32–4   Bernard Gray TKO 6 (10) Apr 21, 1992   The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S.
35 Win 31–4   Todd Foster TKO 7 (10) Feb 07, 1992   Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
34 Win 30–4   Higinio DeLeon TKO 1 (?) Dec 11, 1991   Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.
33 Win 29–4   Refugio Guerrero UD 10 Oct 12, 1991   Lampkin Gym, Maryville, Missouri, U.S.
32 Win 28–4   Juan Carlos Nunez KO 2 (?) Sep 21, 1991   Washington, D.C., U.S.
31 Win 27–4   Martin Cruz TKO 5 (?) Aug 24, 1991   Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Ohio, U.S.
30 Loss 26–4   Othal Dixon KO 4 (10) Oct 17, 1987   Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
29 Loss 26–3   Amancio Castro KO 2 (?) Apr 30, 1987   Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
28 Loss 26–2   Greg Haugen MD 15 Dec 05, 1986   Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Lost IBF lightweight title
27 Win 26–1   Darryl Tyson UD 15 Aug 15, 1986   Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Retained IBF lightweight title
26 Win 25–1   Irleis Perez MD 15 Jun 04, 1986   Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S. Retained IBF lightweight title
25 Win 24–1   Freddie Pendleton UD 10 Nov 20, 1985   Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
24 Win 23–1   Robin Blake TKO 14 (15) Jun 30, 1985   Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Retained IBF lightweight title
23 Win 22–1   Harry Arroyo UD 15 Apr 06, 1985   Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. Won IBF lightweight title
22 Win 21–1   Idelmar Jose Paisan UD 10 Jan 12, 1985   Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, Aruba
21 Win 20–1   Dwight Pratchett UD 10 Sep 27, 1984   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
20 Win 19–1   Alvin Hayes KO 6 (12) Jun 15, 1984   Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Retained USBA lightweight title
19 Win 18–1   Richard Fowler TKO 9 (12) Feb 11, 1984   Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
18 Loss 17–1   Darryl Tyson SD 10 Oct 11, 1983   Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
17 Win 17–0   Andy Ganigan TKO 6 (12) Jun 12, 1983   Graham Central Station, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Won vacant USBA lightweight title
16 Win 16–0   Pat Duran TKO 6 (10) Dec 03, 1982   Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
15 Win 15–0   Jorge Morales TKO 4 (10) Oct 10, 1982   Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
14 Win 14–0   Tyrone Lee TKO 1 (10) Sep 04, 1982   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
13 Win 13–0   Darrell Stovall TKO 7 (10) May 20, 1982   Fairgrounds Youth Center, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
12 Win 12–0   Jerome Artis UD 10 Apr 29, 1982   Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
11 Win 11–0   Roberto Garcia TKO 4 (10) Apr 20, 1982   Fairgrounds Youth Center, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
10 Win 10–0   Sergio Aguirre KO 5 (10) Mar 16, 1982   Fairgrounds Youth Center, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
9 Win 9–0   Salvador Ugalde KO 4 (10) Jan 28, 1982   Fairgrounds Youth Center, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
8 Win 8–0   Jerome McKinney TKO 2 (6) Jan 23, 1982   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
7 Win 7–0   Chico Rodriguez TKO 1 (6) Nov 19, 1981   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
6 Win 6–0   Jerome McKinney TKO 2 (6) Sep 10, 1981   Twenty Grand Showroom, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
5 Win 5–0   Billy Madison KO 2 (6) Jul 09, 1981   Twenty Grand Showroom, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
4 Win 4–0   Antonio Rutledge TKO 2 (6) May 14, 1981   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
3 Win 3–0   Clinton Harris TKO 4 (6) Mar 13, 1981   Civic Center, Lansing, Michigan, U.S.
2 Win 2–0   Cedric Barkley KO 1 (6) Dec 12, 1980   Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
1 Win 1–0   Ken Reed TKO 5 (6) Oct 23, 1980   Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jimmy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2015-05-25.

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Achievements
Preceded by
Harry Arroyo
IBF Lightweight Champion
6 Apr 1985 – 6 Dec 1986
Succeeded by
Greg Haugen