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The Johnson-Jeffries Fight is a 1910 American film report on the heavyweight championship ... Since Johnson was African-American and Jeffries was white the competition took on major racial overtones. The press dubbed Jeffries "The Great  ...

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Six years earlier, Jeffries, who reigned from 1899-1904 retired, never having lost a fight. ... It was decided former champion Jeffries would be the "White Hope.".

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Apr 19, 2011 ... Jim Jeffries - former previously unbeaten champion, coming out of retirement as ... His white wife, Etta, was also in the crowd-cheering him on.

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Mar 23, 2017 ... Jack Johnson, a black boxer, had defeated the white Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight fight in the ... “These things did not disturb or worry me.

www.nytimes.com/2010/07/04/sports/othersports/04boxing.html

Jul 3, 2010 ... A century has passed since James J. Jeffries, the Great White Hope, fought ... Jeffries, 35, was in no physical condition to fight Johnson, or any ...

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Jul 2, 2010 ... A True Champion Vs. The 'Great White Hope' ... In fact, reigning world heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries chose to retire rather than risk ...

www.thefightcity.com/july-4-1910-johnson-vs-jeffries-jack-johnson-james-jeffries-corbett-sullivan-tommy-burns-fight-of-the-century

Jul 4, 2017 ... July 4, 1910: Johnson vs Jeffries. The historic clash between the first black heavyweight champion and the first Great White Hope.

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Jun 13, 2016 ... 1910-07-04 : James J. Jeffries 227 lbs lost to Jack Johnson 208 lbs by ... In Chicago, some 10,000 people, mostly white, gathered outside the ...

www.law.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/ECM_PRO_066938.pdf

weight champion, Jack Johnson, knocked out the “great white. * Associate Professor of ..... century after the Johnson-Jeffries fight, in United States v. Stevens,30.