Full name: James Anthony Busceme, Jr.
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: United States
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.
|1972 Summer||20||München||Boxing||Men's Lightweight||United States||USA||9T|
|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|