Jimmy Barry

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Birthday
7, 1870
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Apr 4, 1943 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1870
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Apr 4, 1943 (73)

About

Late professional boxer famous for becoming a five-time World Bantamweight Champion. He is a Boxing Hall of Famer and one of very few Champions in boxing history to have retired undefeated.

Before Fame

He was born in Chicago and was trained by Canadian Lightweight Champion Harry Gilmore.

Trivia

He is infamous for his knockout of Walter Walter Croot, who died after sustaining significant brain damage when his head hit the floor.

Family Life

His brother, Dave Barry, was a famous boxer and referee.

Associated With

He and 21-time WBC Minimumweight Champion Ricardo Lopez both retired with undefeated records.