Roy Jones Jr. Record & Stats

Roy Jones Jr. Record & Stats

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Roy Jones Jr. (Captain Hook) is a retired American professional boxer, who holds American and Russian citizenship. He was born in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. on January 16, 1969. Jones Jr. made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 against Ricky Randall on May 6, 1989. He is a former 4-weight-class world champion. He is 53 years old, and will be turning 54 in 1 month and 10 days. Jones Jr. is a Hall of Famer.

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Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
“Captain Hook”
Jan 16, 1969
May 6, 1989
KO Pct
180 cm
188 cm
Ape Index
8 cm
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      Roy Jones Jr. Record

      In a career spanning 28 years and 9 months, Roy Jones Jr. fought 75 times with 66 wins and 9 losses. By his last professional fight on February 8, 2018, Jones Jr.'s record stood at 66-9 (47 KOs). In total, he fought 496 rounds of professional boxing in 75 bouts.

      Total Fights75
      KO Wins47
      Total Title Wins7
      Title Defenses18
      Title-Fight KO Wins14
      Losses via KO5
      75Feb 8, 201849Scott SigmonWinUD
      74Feb 17, 201748Bobby GunnWinTKO8
      73Aug 13, 201647Rodney MooreWinUD
      72Mar 20, 201647Vyron PhillipsWinTKO2
      71Dec 12, 201546 Enzo MaccarinelliLossTKO4
      70Aug 16, 201546Eric WatkinsWinKO6
      69Mar 28, 201546Paul VasquezWinTKO1
      68Mar 6, 201546Willie WilliamsWinTKO2
      67Sep 26, 201445Hany AtiyoWinKO1
      66Jul 26, 201445Courtney FryWinRTD5
      65Dec 21, 201344Zine Eddine BenmakhloufWinUD
      64Jun 30, 201243Paweł GłażewskiWinSD
      63Dec 10, 201142Max AlexanderWinUD
      62May 21, 201142 Denis LebedevLossKO10
      61Apr 3, 201041 Bernard HopkinsLossUD
      60Dec 2, 200940 Danny GreenLossTKO1
      59Aug 15, 200940 Jeff LacyWinRTD10
      58Mar 21, 200940Omar SheikaWinTKO5
      57Nov 8, 200839 Joe Calzaghe LossUD
      56Jan 19, 200839 Félix TrinidadWinUD
      55Jul 14, 200738Anthony HanshawWinUD
      54Jul 29, 200637Prince Badi AjamuWinUD
      53Oct 1, 200536 Antonio Tarver LossUD
      52Sep 25, 200435 Glen Johnson LossKO9
      51May 15, 200435 Antonio Tarver LossTKO2
      50Nov 8, 200334 Antonio Tarver WinMD
      49Mar 1, 200334 John Ruiz WinUD
      48Sep 7, 200233 Clinton Woods WinTKO6
      47Feb 2, 200233 Glen Kelly WinKO7
      46Jul 28, 200132Julio César González WinUD
      45Feb 24, 200132Derrick Harmon WinRTD10
      44Sep 9, 200031Eric Harding WinRTD10
      43May 13, 200031 Richard Hall WinTKO11
      42Jan 15, 200030David Telesco WinUD
      41Jun 5, 199930 Reggie Johnson WinUD
      40Jan 9, 199929Richard Frazier WinTKO2
      39Nov 14, 199829Otis Grant WinTKO10
      38Jul 18, 199829Lou Del Valle WinUD
      37Apr 25, 199829 Virgil HillWinKO4
      36Aug 7, 199728 Montell Griffin WinKO1
      35Mar 21, 199728 Montell Griffin LossDQ
      34Nov 22, 199627 Mike McCallumWinUD
      33Oct 4, 199627Bryant Brannon WinTKO2
      32Jun 15, 199627Eric Lucas WinRTD11
      31Jan 12, 199626Merqui SosaWinTKO2
      30Sep 30, 199526Tony Thornton WinTKO3
      29Jun 24, 199526 Vinny Pazienza WinTKO6
      28Mar 18, 199526Antoine Byrd WinTKO1
      27Nov 18, 199425 James Toney WinUD
      26May 27, 199425 Thomas Tate WinTKO2
      25Mar 22, 199425Danny GarciaWinKO6
      24Nov 30, 199324Fermin ChirinoWinUD
      23Aug 14, 199324 Thulani MalingaWinKO6
      22May 22, 199324 Bernard Hopkins WinUD
      21Feb 13, 199324Glenn WolfeWinTKO1
      20Dec 5, 199223Percy HarrisWinTKO4
      19Aug 18, 199223Glenn ThomasWinTKO8
      18Jun 30, 199223 Jorge CastroWinUD
      17Apr 3, 199223Art SerwanoWinKO1
      16Jan 10, 199222 Jorge VacaWinKO1
      15Aug 31, 199122Lester YarbroughWinKO9
      14Aug 3, 199122Kevin DaigleWinTKO2
      13Apr 13, 199122Eddie EvansWinTKO3
      12Jan 31, 199122Ricky StackhouseWinKO1
      11Nov 8, 199021Reggie MillerWinTKO5
      10Sep 25, 199021Rollin WilliamsWinKO4
      9Jul 14, 199021Tony WaddlesWinKO1
      8May 11, 199021Ron JohnsonWinKO2
      7Mar 28, 199021Knox BrownWinTKO3
      6Feb 28, 199021Billy MitchemWinTKO2
      5Jan 8, 199020Joe EdensWinKO2
      4Nov 30, 198920David McCluskeyWinTKO3
      3Sep 3, 198920Ron AmundsenWinTKO7
      2Jun 11, 198920Stephan JohnsonWinTKO8
      1May 6, 198920Ricky RandallWinTKO2

      Roy Jones Jr. Stats

      Roy Jones Jr. is 180 cm tall (5' 10.87") with a reach of 188 cm (6' 2.02"). He is a switch-hitter, he can fight out of both the orthodox and the southpaw stances, and presents an ape-index of 8 cm (3.15"). Jones Jr. has a 69.3% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Roy Jones Jr. was active from from 1989 to 2018. He started boxing professionally at 20 years of age; Jones Jr. debuted against Ricky Randall on May 6, 1989, and defeated Randall via 2nd round TKO.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on May 22, 1993 after 21 professional fights against Bernard Hopkins for the middleweight IBF (vacant) title. Jones Jr. defeated Hopkins via 12 round unanimous decision to become the new middleweight champion of the world.

      Jones Jr. was a world champion in four different weight classes. His notable victories include wins over Virgil Hill, Montell Griffin, James Toney, Reggie Johnson, John Ruiz, Clinton Woods, and Antonio Tarver. For a complete list of Jones Jr.'s best performances refer to Roy Jones Jr.'s best fights.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Scott Sigmon on February 8, 2018. Jones Jr. won the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 4 years, 9 months, and 28 days since this fight.

      Jones Jr. was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2022.

      Career Highlights

      These seven fights are the highlight of of Roy Jones Jr.'s boxing career.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Bernard Hopkins

        A 24-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 21-0 had his first world title fight against Bernard Hopkins for the vacant IBF middleweight belt. Hopkins was 28 years old with a record of 22-1. Jones Jr. deafeated Hopkins via 12 round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF middleweight title.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. James Toney

        A 25-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 26-0 faced James Toney, who was 26 years old with a record of 44-0-2. Jones Jr. deafeated Toney via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF super-middleweight title. He handed Toney the first loss of his career, and put an end to Toney's 16-fight win streak.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Vinny Paz

        A 26-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 28-0 faced Vinny Pazienza, who was 32 years old with a record of 40-5 in a super-middleweight title defense fight. Jones Jr. deafeated Paz via 6th round TKO to retain the IBF super-middleweight title.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Montell Griffin II

        In a rematch, 28-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 34-1 faced Montell Griffin, who was 27 years old with a record of 27-0. Jones Jr. deafeated Griffin via 1st round KO to win the WBC light-heavyweight title. He handed Griffin the first loss of his career, and put an end to Griffin's 27-fight win streak.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Virgil Hill

        A 29-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 35-1 faced Virgil Hill, who was 34 years old with a record of 43-2. Jones Jr. deafeated Hill via 4th round KO.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Reggie Johnson

        A 30-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 39-1 faced Reggie Johnson, who was 32 years old with a record of 39-5-1 in a undisputed light-heavyweight championship bout. Jones Jr. deafeated Johnson via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF light-heavyweight title and retain the WBA and WBC light-heavyweight titles.

      • Roy Jones Jr. vs. Joe Calzaghe

        A 39-year old Roy Jones Jr. with a record of 52-4 faced Joe Calzaghe, who was 36 years old with a record of 45-0. Calzaghe deafeated Jones Jr. via 12 round unanimous decision.


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