From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)
Robinson, Jimmy (boxer)
Robinson, a lightweight boxer who weighed around 142 pounds, was born in Louisville, KY. He started his career in 1946, boxing against Frankie Malone in Louisville. The bout ended in a 4-4 draw. Many of Robinson's fights took place in Louisville, but he also fought in various cities in the midwest, east, and southeast. His career ended July 1951 with a loss to Gene George Carpentier in a fight that was held in Newark, NJ. Robinson's overall record was 24 wins with 11 KOs, 16 losses with 4 KOs, and 3 draws. For more see Jimmy Robinson at boxrec.com.