Paul Journee

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Name: Paul Journee
Born: 1893-04-19
Birthplace: Aubervilliers, Paris, France
Hometown: Aubervilliers, Paris, France
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 4″   /   193cm
Boxing Record: click

In a photo of Journee sparring with the 5'11 1/2" Georges Carpentier it is plain that Journee is much larger than the Orchid Man.

According to Ring Magazine: April 1930, p. 56, Paul Journee (the former French heavyweight champion) had "discovered" (future world champion) Primo Carnera and owned a 25% cut, part of which he split with a Paris business man. "Still Paul's personal cut to date on Carnera's takings is about a quarter of a million francs."