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Old 11-24-2009, 07:14 PM   #18
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Default Re: Jack Johnson- Jim Johnson was a 10 rounder.

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I've seen this before, but I have my doubts over it being Battling Jim Johnson.
I think McVey is the one with the hair, and both fighters are under 6' IMO, with the bald one being slightly shorter.
Most sources put McVey at 5'10,
Jim Johnson is put at 6'3

So, which one of the two is McVey, and which one is 6'3 ?
Pretty sure this is the Neuhilly, France draw between Johnson(bald) and McVey.7/aug/1910. It matches contempory French photos of the fight. Obviously there is not 4 inches in height between the fighters.
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