Regular price $150.00

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 a complete newspaper, Daily Sketch of London, which includes fight coverage and the first photographs of Willard's stunning victory,. Dated April 20, 1915.
This is a complete 12 page newspaper from London. One complete page of the first photographs from the fight with supporting text. Bold print. Clean inside and out. Not creased. Minor edge and corner wear. Scarce. 12 3/8" x 14 3/4."

Size: 12 3/8 x 14 3/4

Condition: excellent