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James Busceme

Full name: James Anthony Busceme, Jr.
Nickname(s): Bubba
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: February 14, 1952 in Beaumont, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Lamar Cardinals, Beaumont (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

James “Bubba” Busceme won the 1971 AAU title at 132 pounds and was 1971-72 US Golden Gloves champion. Busceme won a bronze medal as a lightweight at the 1971 Pan American Games. Busceme turned professional in 1974 and won his first bout in June 1974 with a TKO over Arturo Cirilo. In February 1982 he fought for the WBC lightweight title, losing by TKO to Alexis Arguello. Busceme retired after a TKO loss to Mike Anderson in March 1983. His professional record was 30 wins and 6 losses. Busceme later became a school teacher in Belize.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing Men's Lightweight United States USA 9T

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing United States USA Round Three Match #2 2 1972-09-03 Szczepański (POL) , Busceme (USA) 0 58 59 59 58 59 293
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #4 1 1972-09-01 Busceme (USA) , Praianan (THA) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing United States USA Round One Match #7 1 1972-08-27 Busceme (USA) bye
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