Sport: Jacobs Carnival

In New Orleans on three successive nights in September 1892, the old Olympia Sporting Club exhibited the world championship lightweight, featherweight and heavyweight boxers in bouts defending their titles. That famous occasion is still remembered because on the third night James J. Corbett knocked out John L. Sullivan.

Last week at New York's Polo Grounds Promoter Michael Strauss Jacobs, as a last gesture before taking over the boxing franchise of the great Madison Square Garden, staged fights for four champions instead of three—all on one night. Into the ring to grace this Carnival of...

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