Jimmy Lennon Jr. (born August 5, 1958 in Santa Monica, California) is an American boxing ring announcer who is employed primarily by Showtime as ring announcer for its Showtime Championship Boxing events.
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Jimmy Lennon Jr. Born August 5, 1958 in Santa Monica, CA. As a child, Lennon had no intention of following his famous father â€“ ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Sr. – into the boxing business.
â€œHe had to hustle all the time,â€ Jimmy Lennon Jr. told THE RING.. Lennon Sr. announced his first boxing card at the Santa Monica Elks Club in 1943, after. at the Olympic Auditorium and beyond, as well as a model for future announcers.