Sport: Jack Johnson vs. Firpo

Despite his age and extensive experience not strictly pugilistic, Jack Johnson proved his assertions that he is still prominent among fistic black oxen by tying Luis Angel Firpo, Argentine skull cracker, in a flock of knots in a "workout" match in New York, prior to Firpo's successful encounter with Bill Brennan.

Later " Old Jack " issued a statement to Damon Dunyon, New York American sport editor:

"He's mighty strong. I don't see how a man so much smaller than him as Brennan can beat him. Firpo don't know much about boxing, but he has...

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