James J. Jeffries

1875 - 1953

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James Jackson "Jim" Jeffries (April 15, 1875 – March 3, 1953) was an American professional boxer and World Heavyweight Champion. He was known for his enormous strength and stamina. Using a technique taught to him by his trainer, former Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Tommy Ryan, Jeffries fought out of a crouch with his left arm extended forward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James J. Jeffries has received more than 606,674 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). James J. Jeffries is the 66th most popular boxer (down from 58th in 2019), the 5,498th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,295th in 2019) and the 38th most popular American Boxer.

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Among boxers, James J. Jeffries ranks 66 out of 324Before him are Oscar De La Hoya, Herbert Runge, Félix Savón, Vladimir Yengibaryan, Samuel Berger, and Rafael Iglesias. After him are Tony Zale, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Ronald Rawson, Carmelo Robledo, Sandro Lopopolo, and Michael Spinks.

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Among people born in 1875, James J. Jeffries ranks 118Before him are Fritz Manteuffel, Eusebio Ayala, Luigi Carnera, Thomas Xenakis, Italo Montemezzi, and Milan Neralić. After him are Friedrich von Huene, George Larner, Alexandros Nikolopoulos, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Otto Ender, and Adolfo Díaz. Among people deceased in 1953, James J. Jeffries ranks 110Before him are Oskar Luts, Lewis Fry Richardson, Charles William Miller, Milovan Jakšić, Hrachia Acharian, and Maude Adams. After him are Herman J. Mankiewicz, Dooley Wilson, Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Issay Dobrowen, Jim Lightbody, and Jonathan M. Wainwright.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James J. Jeffries ranks 5,498 out of 15,968Before him are John Cromwell (1886), Catherine Bach (1954), John Finn (1952), Charles Francis Hall (1821), Paula Fox (1923), and Randal Kleiser (1946). After him are Abbey Lincoln (1930), James Harden (1989), Clint Walker (1927), Joe Sample (1939), John Wooden (1910), and Shailene Woodley (1991).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, James J. Jeffries ranks 38Before him are Gene Tunney (1897), Ernie Terrell (1939), Tommy Morrison (1969), Leon Spinks (1953), Oscar De La Hoya (1973), and Samuel Berger (1884). After him are Tony Zale (1913), Marvelous Marvin Hagler (1954), Michael Spinks (1956), Frankie Genaro (1901), Jimmy Ellis (1940), and Carmen Basilio (1927).