Prizefighter James J. "Gentleman Jim" Corbett beat this man to win the world heavyweight championship in 1892.
John L. Sullivan
Edward G. Robinson
John L. Sullivan.
Corbett won the world heavyweight championship from John L. Sullivan in the first title bout fought under Marquess of Queensberry rules. The year before, he?d fought Peter Jackson to a draw after 61 rounds, Corbett?s first notable fight. He lost his title to Robert Fitzsimmons in 1897.
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