JOHNSON, JACK-JESS WILLARD ANTIQUE PHOTO (1915)

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Regular price $325.00

On April 5, 1915 in Havana, Cuba World Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson fought Jess Willard. Under a grueling sun the two fought for 26 rounds when suddenly the giant Jess Willard stopped the aging Johnson with a hard straight right hand. Johnson later claimed to have thrown the fight, but most ring historians dismiss this claim. The fight was of great note. Offered here is an original, first generation photo depicting the fighters in the ring battling as the crowd looks on.
This is an original, first generation photo. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. 3 1/4" x 5 1/2."

Size: 3 1/4 x 5 1/2

Condition: excellent