This article is a stub. You can help Boxing Wiki by expanding it. James Albert "Jimmy" Ellis (February 24, 1940 – May 6, 2014) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1961 to 1975. He won the vacant WBA heavyweight title in 1968. External linksEdit Jimmy Ellis on Wikipedia Retrieved from "https://boxing.fandom.com/wiki/Jimmy_Ellis?oldid=10862" Categories: Article stubs 1940 births 2014 deaths American boxers African-American boxers Heavyweight boxers World Boxing Association champions Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.