1900-04-06 James J. Jeffries w co 1 (10) Jack Finnegan, Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WORLD

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6 April James J. Jeffries w co 1 (10) Jack Finnegan, Light Guard Armory, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WORLD. Referee: George Siler. Only scheduled for ten rounds, Jeffries did not even know who his opponent was until three days before the fight. Even though there was little or no media coverage whatsoever, it has to be seen as a defence of Jeffries' title. As a warm-up for his forthcoming contest against James J. Corbett the champion wasted little time in scoring a 55-second kayo win, flooring Finnegan twice before knocking him out with a left to the body.