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Jack Johnson wins the "Fight of the Century" 4 July 1910 in Reno, Nevada

Johnson, the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion, beat former undefeated heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries who came out of retirement for the fight. Reported in the Chicago Tribune 5 July 1910.

Jack Johnson wins the "Fight of the Century" 4 July 1910 in Reno, Nevada
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