Jimmy won the Cival Service Championship
of Great Britain and was an A.B.A Divisional Champion.
Both Jimmy's father Jimmy and Grandfather Sammy was regular
exponents of the 'Noble Art' especially in the booths, and they
were known as 'The fighting Dyers of Lewisham'.
'Dyer' was a ring name only and young Jimmy preferred his correct
surname when he turned pro at the age of 16.
What a start he made Jimmy, for three years he remained undefeated
in twenty bouts with eleven inside the distance wins. Jimmy
was managed by Benny Huntman and Micky Duff later on in his
He will always be remembered for his sensational title fight
with Freddie King. Because of his reputation as a puncher, Jimmy
had received several lucrative offers to box on unlicensed shows
but declined them all.
Professional boxing record here