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Best of Jimmy Young: Top 10 Fights

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Jimmy Young had 57 fights with 12 KO wins. Some of his best fights among these have been against George Foreman, Muhammad Ali, Greg Page, Ron Lyle, and Ossie Ocasio. The following are Young's top 10 fights.

Jimmy Young's boxing career

  1. Jimmy Young defeats George Foreman

    On Jimmy Young defeated George Foreman via 12 round unanimous decision. Young was 28 years old with a record of 21-5-2 (7 KOs). Foreman was 28 years old with a record of 45-1 (42 KOs). The performance in this fight is the number one among all of Young's fights.

  2. Jimmy Young loses to Muhammad Ali

    On Jimmy Young lost to Muhammad Ali via 15 round unanimous decision. Young was 27 years old with a record of 17-5-2 (5 KOs). Ali was 34 years old with a record of 50-2 (36 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight. This fight is the second best performance in Young's career.

  3. Jimmy Young loses to Greg Page

    On Jimmy Young lost to Greg Page via 12 round unanimous decision. Young was 33 years old with a record of 30-11-2 (10 KOs). Page was 23 years old with an undefeated record of 18-0 (16 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight.

  4. Jimmy Young defeats Ron Lyle

    On Jimmy Young defeated Ron Lyle via 10 round unanimous decision. Young was 26 years old with a record of 14-4-2 (3 KOs). Lyle was 33 years old with a record of 30-1-1 (21 KOs).

  5. Jimmy Young defeats Ron Lyle in their 2nd fight

    On Jimmy Young defeated Ron Lyle in the rematch via 12 round unanimous decision. Young was 27 years old with a record of 20-5-2 (7 KOs). Lyle was 35 years old with a record of 32-4-1 (23 KOs).

  6. Jimmy Young loses to Ossie Ocasio

    On Jimmy Young lost to Puerto Rican boxer Ossie Ocasio via 10 round split decision. Young was 29 years old with a record of 22-7-2 (7 KOs). Ocasio was 22 years old with an undefeated record of 11-0 (9 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight.

  7. Jimmy Young loses to Tony Tucker

    On Jimmy Young lost to Tony Tucker via 10 round unanimous decision. Young was 35 years old with a record of 30-15-2 (10 KOs). Tucker was 25 years old with an undefeated record of 24-0 (23 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight.

  8. Jimmy Young loses to Tony Tubbs

    On Jimmy Young lost to Tony Tubbs via 10 round unanimous decision. Young was 34 years old with a record of 30-14-2 (10 KOs). Tubbs was 25 years old with an undefeated record of 14-0 (11 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight.

  9. Jimmy Young loses to Ossie Ocasio in their 2nd fight

    On Jimmy Young lost to Puerto Rican boxer Ossie Ocasio in the rematch via 10 round unanimous decision. Young was 30 years old with a record of 22-8-2 (7 KOs). Ocasio was 23 years old with an undefeated record of 12-0 (9 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight.

  10. Jimmy Young loses to Gerry Cooney

    On Jimmy Young lost to Gerry Cooney via 4th round RTD. Young was 31 years old with a record of 25-10-2 (9 KOs). Cooney was 23 years old with an undefeated record of 22-0 (18 KOs). Despite the loss, Young put on a good fight till it lasted.