James Boyd (boxer)

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Gold 1956 Melbourne Light Heavyweight

Jim Boyd (November 30, 1930 - January 25, 1997) was a boxer from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States, who competed in the Light Heavyweight division during his career as an amateur.

Amateur career[edit]

Boyd was the National Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Champion of 1956, and the Olympic Light Heavyweight (179 pounds) Gold Medalist at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

Pro career[edit]

Boyd turned pro in 1959 and had limited success. He retired in 1962 having won 2, lost 2, and drawn 3, with 1 KO.

External links[edit]


Professional boxing record for James Boyd from BoxRec