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John L. Sullivan was born on October 15, 1858 in Roxbury, Boston, MA. He is the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting and is considered to be one of the best heavyweights ever. He held the undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Championship for ten years, winning it in 1882 from Paddy Ryan and losing it in 1892 to James J. Corbett. Other notable fighters he fought and defeated included Jake Kilrain, Charlie Mitchell and Dominic McCaffrey. Offered here is a cabinet card of John L. Sullivan dating to approximately 1890 when he was world heavyweight champion.
This is an original cabinet card of John L. Sullivan. Facsimile signature at bottom front on mount and his record through 1889 is printed on reverse. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Very minor corner wear. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2."

Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2

Condition: excellent