Jimmy Doyle

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Birthday
12, 1924
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
DEATH DATE
Jun 25, 1947 (22)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1924
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
DEATH DATE
Jun 25, 1947 (22)

About

Former American welterweight boxer who infamously died following a title bout with Sugar Ray Robinson in 1947. His career ended with a record of 43 wins, 7 losses, and 3 draws.

Before Fame

He made his professional boxing debut in 1941.

Trivia

While conscious immediately after being struck by a hook from Sugar Ray Robinson in the 9th round, he soon after lost his consciousness. He passed away within hours of being transported to Cleveland's St. Vincent's Charity Hospital.

Family Life

His parents were Edward Delaney and Marie Elodie Barret. He was of Creole descent.

Associated With

Following his death in 1947, criminal charges were brought against Sugar Ray Robinson, including manslaughter, before eventually being dropped.