James J Corbett

OCTOBER 15, 1858 GAVE BIRTH TO A FUTURE GREAT OF BOXING, A MAN NAMED J
OCTOBER 15, 1858 GAVE BIRTH TO A FUTURE GREAT OF BOXING, A MAN NAMED J
OCTOBER 15, 1858 GAVE BIRTH TO A FUTURE GREAT OF BOXING, A MAN NAMED JOHN L. SULLIVAN. JOHN L. SULLIVAN WAS BORN IN ROXBURY, MASSACHUSETTS. HE DEBUTED IN 1878 AGAINST COCKEY WOODS. HIS DAY OF GLORY CAME ON FEBRUARY 2ND, 1882 IN MISSISSIPPI CITY, MISSISSIPPI WHEN HE GOT A TITLE SHOT AGAINST THE CURRENT BARE-KNUCKLE CHAMPION, PADDY RYAN. THEY FOUGHT UNDER THE LONDON PRIZE RING RULES. IN THE 9TH ROUND, GREAT JOHN L. KO'ED PADDY RYAN TO WIN THE WORLD BARE-KNUCKLE CHAMPIONSHIP. HE REMAINED THE