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Old 10-09-2007, 07:25 AM   #5
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Default Re: Jack Johsnon news reads. Battling Jim, MCvey, Jeanette, and Langford!

JACK JOHNSON TO SIGN.; Champion Expects $100,000 for Bouts with Langford, McVey, and Flynn.


October 12, 1912, Saturday


CHICAGO, Oct. 11. -- Jack Johnson, champion heavyweight pugilist, announced here to-day that he exptets to sign articles to-morrow to fight Sam Langford and Sam McVey in Australia and Jim Flynn in Paris. Something in the neighborhood of $100,000 is involved in the three bouts contemplated by the champion.
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