1900-05-11 James J. Jeffries w co 23 (25) James J. Corbett, Greater New York AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD

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1900-05-11 James J. Jeffries w co 23 (25) James J. Corbett, Greater New York AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Charlie White. Having almost walked the first 22 rounds, Corbett (188) was entitled to think that he was well on the way to getting his title back, especially as Jeffries’ left eye was closed and his face was a mess. Told that he was miles behind on points, Jeffries (218) prepared himself for one almighty effort and when the dancing Corbett slowed to throw a right cross he was beaten to the punch by a mighty left hook thrown by a desperate champion. When the second punch went in a moment later, Corbett crashed to the floor to be counted out.