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Roy Jones Jr. Record

Total Fights76
Title Wins7
Title Defenses18
Title-Fight KOs14
KO Wins47
KO Losses5
Roy Jones Jr. Record & Stats
Roy Jones Jr.'s Record
Roy Jones Jr.'s boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Roy Jones Jr.'s boxing record?

      33 years and 10 months into his professional boxing career, Roy Jones Jr. has fought 76 times with 66 wins and 10 losses.

      Jones Jr.'s boxing record is currently 66-10, which includes two world-championship elevations, seven world-title wins, and 18 successful title defense fights at three weight classes — middleweight, super-middleweight, and light-heavyweight. He has a 61.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 47 of his total 76 fights being knockout wins, 14 of which were in title fights. Jones Jr. has suffered five knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His latest fight was a 8-round majority decision defeat to Anthony Pettis on April 1, 2023. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Some of Jones Jr.'s best fights and notable victories include wins over five Hall-of-Famers (Félix Trinidad, Virgil Hill, Mike McCallum, James Toney, and Bernard Hopkins), Montell Griffin, Reggie Johnson, John Ruiz, and Julio César González.

      76Apr 1, 202354Anthony PettisLossMD
      75Feb 8, 201849Scott SigmonWinUD
      74Feb 17, 201748Bobby GunnWinTKO8
      73Aug 13, 201647Rodney MooreWinUD
      72Mar 20, 201647Vyron PhillipsWinTKO2
      71Dec 12, 201546Enzo 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, 201142Denis LebedevLossKO10
      61Apr 3, 201041Bernard HopkinsLossUD
      60Dec 2, 200940Danny GreenLossTKO1
      59Aug 15, 200940Jeff LacyWinRTD10
      58Mar 21, 200940Omar SheikaWinTKO5
      57Nov 8, 200839Joe CalzagheLoss *UD
      56Jan 19, 200839Félix TrinidadWinUD
      55Jul 14, 200738Anthony HanshawWinUD
      54Jul 29, 200637Prince Badi AjamuWinUD
      53Oct 1, 200536Antonio TarverLoss *UD
      52Sep 25, 200435Glen JohnsonLoss *KO9
      51May 15, 200435Antonio TarverLoss *TKO2
      50Nov 8, 200334Antonio TarverWin *MD
      49Mar 1, 200334John RuizWin *UD
      48Sep 7, 200233Clinton WoodsWin *TKO6
      47Feb 2, 200233Glen KellyWin *KO7
      46Jul 28, 200132Julio César GonzálezWin *UD
      45Feb 24, 200132Derrick HarmonWin *RTD10
      44Sep 9, 200031Eric HardingWin *RTD10
      43May 13, 200031Richard HallWin *TKO11
      42Jan 15, 200030David TelescoWin *UD
      41Jun 5, 199930Reggie JohnsonWin *UD
      40Jan 9, 199929Richard FrazierWin *TKO2
      39Nov 14, 199829Otis GrantWin *TKO10
      38Jul 18, 199829Lou Del ValleWin *UD
      37Apr 25, 199829Virgil HillWinKO4
      36Aug 7, 199728Montell GriffinWin *KO1
      35Mar 21, 199728Montell GriffinLoss *DQ
      34Nov 22, 199627Mike McCallumWinUD
      33Oct 4, 199627Bryant BrannonWin *TKO2
      32Jun 15, 199627Eric LucasWin *RTD11
      31Jan 12, 199626Merqui SosaWinTKO2
      30Sep 30, 199526Tony ThorntonWin *TKO3
      29Jun 24, 199526Vinny PazienzaWin *TKO6
      28Mar 18, 199526Antoine ByrdWin *TKO1
      27Nov 18, 199425James ToneyWin *UD
      26May 27, 199425Thomas TateWin *TKO2
      25Mar 22, 199425Danny GarciaWinKO6
      24Nov 30, 199324Fermin ChirinoWinUD
      23Aug 14, 199324Thulani MalingaWinKO6
      22May 22, 199324Bernard HopkinsWin *UD
      21Feb 13, 199324Glenn WolfeWinTKO1
      20Dec 5, 199223Percy HarrisWinTKO4
      19Aug 18, 199223Glenn ThomasWinTKO8
      18Jun 30, 199223Jorge CastroWinUD
      17Apr 3, 199223Art SerwanoWinKO1
      16Jan 10, 199222Jorge 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

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Roy Jones Jr. (Captain Hook) is a 55-year old American professional boxer. He was born in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. on January 16, 1969. He is a four-weight-class world champion. Jones Jr. was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2022.

      Jones Jr. made his professional boxing debut against Ricky Randall at the age of 20 on May 6, 1989, defeating Randall via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 33 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 28 wins via stoppage.

      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. He defeated Hopkins via 12 round unanimous decision to become the middleweight champion of the world.

      Roy Jones Jr. is a undisputed light-heavyweight world champion, and has won seven world titles at four weight classes. He was elevated as world champion twice. For all the details about Jones Jr.'s world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Jones Jr. has had a total of 10 losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Anthony Pettis on April 1, 2023. Jones Jr. lost the fight via 8 round majority decision. It's been 1 year, 1 month, and 23 days since this fight.


      Jones Jr. has had a total of 27 world-title fights till today, which includes winning seven world titles and 18 successful title defenses. He won 22 of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      Roy Jones Jr. has fought for world titles in 10 fights and won seven of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won seven belts across four weight classes. He was elevated as world champion twice, by WBC and The Ring.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Nov 8, 2003^Antonio TarverLight-heavyweightWBCMD
      Mar 1, 2003John RuizHeavyweightWBAUD
      Jun 5, 1999+Reggie JohnsonLight-heavyweightIBFUD
      Jul 18, 1998^Lou Del ValleLight-heavyweightWBAUD
      Aug 7, 1997Montell GriffinLight-heavyweightWBCKO
      Nov 18, 1994James ToneySuper-middleweightIBFUD
      May 22, 1993Bernard HopkinsMiddleweightIBF*UD
      + Became undisputed world champion
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Roy Jones Jr. has had 20 world-title defense fights across three weight classes — middleweight, super-middleweight (x5), and light-heavyweight (x14). He won 18 of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Nov 8, 2003^Antonio TarverLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), The RingMD
      Sep 7, 2002Clinton WoodsLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBF, The RingTKO
      Feb 2, 2002Glen KellyLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBF, The RingKO
      Jul 28, 2001Julio César GonzálezLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBFUD
      Feb 24, 2001Derrick HarmonLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBFRTD
      Sep 9, 2000Eric HardingLight-heavyweightWBA, WBC, IBFRTD
      May 13, 2000Richard HallLight-heavyweightWBA, WBC, IBFTKO
      Jan 15, 2000David TelescoLight-heavyweightWBA, WBC, IBFUD
      Jun 5, 1999+Reggie JohnsonLight-heavyweightWBA, WBCUD
      Jan 9, 1999Richard FrazierLight-heavyweightWBA, WBCTKO
      Nov 14, 1998Otis GrantLight-heavyweightWBA, WBCTKO
      Jul 18, 1998^Lou Del ValleLight-heavyweightWBCUD
      Oct 4, 1996Bryant BrannonSuper-middleweightIBFTKO
      Jun 15, 1996Eric LucasSuper-middleweightIBFRTD
      Sep 30, 1995Tony ThorntonSuper-middleweightIBFTKO
      Jun 24, 1995Vinny PazienzaSuper-middleweightIBFTKO
      Mar 18, 1995Antoine ByrdSuper-middleweightIBFTKO
      May 27, 1994Thomas TateMiddleweightIBFTKO
      + Became undisputed world champion
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Roy Jones Jr. has lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of four titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 15, 2004Antonio TarverLight-heavyweightWBA (Super), WBC, The RingTKO
      Mar 21, 1997Montell GriffinLight-heavyweightWBCDQ


      Jones Jr. has fought a total of 76 times till today, which includes 27 world-title fights at four weight divisions. He is among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • May 22, 1993: Jones Jr. wins his first world title by defeating Bernard Hopkins via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF middleweight world champion.

      • November 18, 1994: Jones Jr. wins the IBF super-middleweight title from James Toney, by beating Toney via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • November 22, 1996: Roy Jones Jr. beats Mike McCallum via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • August 7, 1997: Jones Jr. wins the WBC light-heavyweight title from Montell Griffin, by beating Griffin via 1st round KO.

      • April 25, 1998: Roy Jones Jr. beats Virgil Hill via 4th round KO.

      • July 18, 1998: Jones Jr. becomes a unified light-heavyweight world champion by beating Lou Del Valle via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBC and WBA light-heavyweight world-champion belts.

      • June 5, 1999: Jones Jr. becomes the undisputed light-heavyweight world champion by defeating Reggie Johnson via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA, WBC, and IBF light-heavyweight world-champion belts.

      • July 28, 2001: Jones Jr. wins the light-heavyweight title from Julio César González, by beating González via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 7, 2002: Jones Jr. successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and The Ring light-heavyweight titles against Clinton Woods, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.

      • March 1, 2003: Jones Jr. wins the WBA heavyweight title from John Ruiz, by beating Ruiz via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • November 8, 2003: Jones Jr. becomes a unified light-heavyweight world champion by beating Antonio Tarver via 12 round majority decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), The Ring, and WBC light-heavyweight world-champion belts.


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