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James J. Corbett
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James J. Corbett was born in San Francisco in 1866. He was a skilled boxer and was known as "Gentleman Jim". In 1892, James Colbert won the heavyweight boxing championship of a world. This heavyweight title bout with the first to be fraught with padded gloves instead to a bare fists.
 

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Published: 2007-02-22 04:58:04

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