James J. Jeffries

Anniversary of heavyweight bout: Corbett v. Jeffries

Anniversary of heavyweight bout: Corbett v. Jeffries

On this day in 1900, on Coney Island, heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries knocked out former champion James J. Corbett in the 23rd round of a fight scheduled for 25 rounds. The bout is famous for the brilliant performance of the 34-year-old Corbett...