Spider Jones

Charles “Spider” Jones is a Canadian journalist, radio host, motivational speaker, and former amateur boxer.

Jones was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario on April 20, 1946.

Jones took up boxing at the age of fourteen. He is the recipient of three Golden Glove Spider JonesChampionships and was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996. In 1976, Jones enrolled in college for broadcast journalism and became a sports broadcaster who announced boxing matches throughout North America.  Jones hosted his own program on CFRB 1010 in Toronto, ON. Jones is an active motivational speaker, talking to youth across North America. In 2003, Jones released his autobiography, Out of the Darkness: The Spider Jones Story.


Jones, Spider & Hughes, Michael. Out of the Darkness: The Spider Jones Story. (2003). Toronto, ON. ECW Press.

Spiderjones.com. Web. Accessed Oct 28, 2016.