Saturday, February 9, 2019

Reproduction of Jeffries-Corbett Fight -- February 9, 2019

New York Clipper, 05-September-1903
James J Jeffries had been heavyweight boxing champion since 1899. He first fought former champ James J Corbett in 1900. Corbett was doing well until Jeffries knocked him out in the 20th. They met again on 14-August-1903 at the Mechanic's Pavilion in San Francisco. Corbett conceded after ten rounds.

The Lubin company offered film of the fight for $5.50 per 50 feet.

New York World, 14-August-1903

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