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US boxer Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in Paris – archive, June 1914

29 June 1914: The match was quite a society event and perhaps the most singular feature was the extraordinary number of women spectators, most of them in evening dress PARIS, Sunday. Jack Johnson, the negro, still holds the heavy weight boxing championship of the world. He beat Frank Moran, the American dentist, easily on points in a twenty-round battle last night at the Vélodrome d’Hiver, the largest arena in Paris.
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