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Corbett knocks out champ John L. Sullivan...



Item # 665978

September 08, 1892

THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 1892 

* James J. James vs. John L. Sullivan
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
* Sullivan's 1st and only loss (1st report)


The top of the front page has a one column heading in capital letters: "CORBETT" with subheads that include: "John L. Sullivan no Longer Champion" "The Californian Knocks Him Out in Twenty-one Rounds" and more with two related illustrations. (see) Lengthy reporting with round by round description.
Complete with 12 pages, a little wear at the central fold and margins, generally good.

Category: Post-Civil War