- About James J. Jeffries
Full name: James J. Jeffries
Also known as: James J. Jeffries, James Jackson Jeffries, Jeffries, James J.
Professions: American boxer
Nationality: United States
- James J. Jeffries Measurements
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
- James J. Jeffries Death information
Died: Tuesday, 3rd of March, 1953 (Age: 77)
- James J. Jeffries Biography
James Jackson Jeffries (April 15, 1875 – March 3, 1953) was an American professional boxer and former 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. He was able to absorb tremendous punishment while wearing his opponents down. A natural left-hander, he possessed one-punch knockout power in his left hook.Jeffries stood 6 ft 1 1?2 in (1.87 m) tall and weighed 225 pounds (102 kg) in his prime. He could run 100 yards (91 m) in just over ten seconds, and could high jump over 6 feet (180 cm).
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