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FLAWED CHAMPION

Arguably the greatest fighter of his time, Jack Johnson had his issues outside of the ring. But nobody could argue his contributions inside it.
Johnson before his successful title defense against ‘‘The Great White Hope’’ James J. Jeffries in Reno, Nev., July 4, 1910.
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In the early 1900s, boxing was one of the most important sports in the world. Many would not believe this today but its popularity rivaled that of baseball. As an emerging sport, it would swell to even greater levels of importance in the 1920s and 1930s with fighters such as Jack Dempsey, Gene Tunney, and Joe Louis, coming onto the scene.

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