The first black heavyweight boxer who became world champion, is Jack Johnson.
Jack Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion in 1908.
Jack Johnson, December 26, 1908, Sydney, Australia
Jack Johnson was World Champion from 1908 - 1915 but the establishment tried to have a "white heavyweight championship" during that time, but no one took it seriously.
jack Johnson, aka the Galveston giant was heavyweight champion from 1908 to 1915. http://www.boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=001187&cat=boxer
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= Wladimir Klitschko is the IBF, WBO & IBO Heavyweight Champion. = = Ruslan Chagaev is the WBA Heavyweight Champion = = Oleg Maskaev is the WBC Heavyweight Champion =
Heavyweight Champion of the World was created in 2006.
The current heavyweight boxing champion is Wladmir Klitschko.
Jack Johnson. Not the singer, the black heavyweight champion of the world. Dates back to the roaring 20's I believe.