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Statistics
Real name James Mace
Nickname(s) The Gypsy
Rated at Won Welter - Heavyweight titles
Boxing range 61.6 Kg -79.3 Kg (136-175 lbs.)
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9.3 in)
Nationality British
Born (1831-04-08)8 April 1831
Beeston, Norfolk, England
Died 30 November 1910(1910-11-30) (aged 79)
Jarrow, County Durham, England
Boxing record
Total fights 37* (3 No Decisions)
Wins 25
Wins by KO N/A
Losses 5
Draws 5

James "Jem" Mace (8 April 1831 – 30 November 1910) was an English boxing champion, primarily during the bare-knuckle era. He was born at Beeston, Norfolk. Although nicknamed "The Gypsy", he denied Romani ethnicity in his autobiography. Fighting in England, at the height of his career between 1860–66, he won the English Welterweight, Heavyweight, and Middleweight Championships and was considered one of the most scientific boxers of the era. Most impressively, he held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1870-71 while fighting in the United States.

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