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Alfred Jones

Alfred Jones

American boxer
Alfred Jones
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Quick Facts

Intro American boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1 October 1946, Detroit, USA
Age 74 years
Star sign Libra
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Biography

Alfred "Al" Jones (born October 1, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan), nicknamed "Tiger Cat", is a former professional boxer.

Amateur career

Jones won the National Golden Gloves Middleweight Championship in 1965 with a win over Dave Matthews of Buffalo, NY.

Jones went on to win the bronze medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics at 165 pounds.

1968 Olympic Results

Below are the results of Alfred Jones, an American middleweight boxer who competed at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics:

  • Defeated Marcelo Quinones (Peru) by decision, 5-0
  • Defeated Raúl Marrero (Cuba) by decision, 5-0
  • Defeated Simon Georgiev (Bulgaria) by decision, 4-1
  • Lost to Chris Finnegan (Great Britain) by decision, 1-4 (was awarded bronze medal)

Pro career

Jones turned pro in 1969 and won his first 12 fights. He would retire after losing in 1971 by KO to Dave Thach.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 15 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/jo/al-jones-1.html
http://boxrec.com/en/boxer/024609
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