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Category Archives: Jack Johnson

Joe Frazier v. Jack Johnson

You’re kidding, right, taking me back to 1905 San Francisco to watch Jack Johnson, a peacock with a mouth big as Clay’s, fight some guy named Marvin Hart who’s got a fat ass. And you think Hart will be heavyweight champion in a year and that Johnson, whose abrasiveness and lawbreaking ruined opportunities for two […]

Also posted in Bob Foster, Boxing, Jerry Quarry, Joe Frazier, Marvin Hart, Muhammad Ali

Jim Jefferies at the Bar

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Bob Fitzsimmons, Boxing, Jim Corbett, Jim Jefferies, John L. Sullivan, Peter Jackson, San Francisco

Drinks on the Champ

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Alcohol, Boston, Boxing, Ireland, Jim Corbett, Jim Jefferies, John L. Sullivan, Peter Jackson, William Muldoon

Dashing Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali, NSA

Joe Louis Rebuffs Jack Johnson

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Cocaine, Joe Louis

Jack Johnson Challenges Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Racism

Straight Punches from Jack Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, New York City

Heavyweight Champions Respond

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Top Thirteen Heavyweight Champions

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Racism

Dancing with Jack

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, PBS, Racism