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1906-04-26 Jack Johnson w pts 15 Sam Langford, Lincoln AC, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. Billed for the ‘black’ title, Langford, who was outweighed by at least 40 pounds, gave Johnson a run for his money and despite being dropped in the sixth round he came back strongly, finishing in good shape. Although Johnson won handily it was more to do with his cleverness than his power. Johnson next risked his claim against Joe Jeannette (nd-w pts 6 on 20 September at the Broadway AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).  
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1906-04-26 [[Jack Johnson]] w pts 15 [[Sam Langford]], Lincoln AC, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. Billed for the ‘black’ title, Langford, who was outweighed by at least 40 pounds, gave Johnson a run for his money and despite being dropped in the sixth round he came back strongly, finishing in good shape. Although Johnson won handily it was more to do with his cleverness than his power.  
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Johnson next risked his claim against [[Joe Jeannette]] (nd-w pts 6 on 20 September at the Broadway AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:05, 8 March 2012

1906-04-26 Jack Johnson w pts 15 Sam Langford, Lincoln AC, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. Billed for the ‘black’ title, Langford, who was outweighed by at least 40 pounds, gave Johnson a run for his money and despite being dropped in the sixth round he came back strongly, finishing in good shape. Although Johnson won handily it was more to do with his cleverness than his power.

Johnson next risked his claim against Joe Jeannette (nd-w pts 6 on 20 September at the Broadway AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).