John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, nicknamed the ‘Galveston Giant” was an boxer. At the height of the Jim Crow era, Johnson became the 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion (1908–1915).  Johnson was faced with much controversy when he was charged with violating the Mann Act in 1912 even th...John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, nicknamed the ‘Galveston Giant” was an boxer. At the height of the Jim Crow era, Johnson became the 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion…

John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, nicknamed the ‘Galveston Giant” was an boxer. At the height of the Jim Crow era, Johnson became the 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion (1908–1915). Johnson was faced with much controversy when he was charged with violating the Mann Act in 1912 even th...John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, nicknamed the ‘Galveston Giant” was an boxer. At the height of the Jim Crow era, Johnson became the 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion…

Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing

Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing (Hardcover)

Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing

March 26,  1992: MIKE TYSON IS SENTENCED  -    A judge in Indianapolis sentences former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to six years in prison for raping a Miss Black America contestant. (Tyson ended up serving three years.)

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Heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay views the body of soul singer Sam Cooke at his wake in Chicago.

Heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay views the body of soul singer Sam Cooke at his wake in Chicago.

Jack Dempsey Museum. Heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, won the title in 1919, after knocking out Jesse Willard defending his title over the next six years.

Jack Dempsey Museum. Heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, won the title in 1919, after knocking out Jesse Willard defending his title over the next six years.

The one surprising thing Daniel DuBois will do before his heavyweight boxing debut

The one surprising thing Daniel DuBois will do before his heavyweight boxing debut

Rocky Marciano  The only world heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated, his 49 victories featured 43 knockouts and on the way he beat such great fighters as Joe Louis, Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, and Ezzard Charles.

Rocky Marciano The only world heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated, his 49 victories featured 43 knockouts and on the way he beat such great fighters as Joe Louis, Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, and Ezzard Charles.

News: Come and Buy your Sperm Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury says He is selling

News: Come and Buy your Sperm Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury says He is selling

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