Jack Jonhson became the first African American boxing champion in 1908
from 1937 to 1949 it was Joe Luis
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Jack Johnson. Not the singer, the black heavyweight champion of the world. Dates back to the roaring 20's I believe.
That would be Jack Johnson, who captured the crown in 1908.
A total of three American men held the title of Heavyweight Boxing Champion in the year 1994. They were Evander Holyfield, Michael Moorer, and Oliver McCall. Additionally, Herbie Hide was a British Heavyweight Boxing Champion in that year.
who became the boxing champion?
The current heavyweight boxing champion is Wladmir Klitschko.
Samuel Okon Peter (born September 6, 1980 in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria), nicknamed "The Nigerian Nightmare," is a professional American based heavyweight boxer and the former WBC world heavyweight boxing champion.
= Wladimir Klitschko is the IBF, WBO & IBO Heavyweight Champion. = = Ruslan Chagaev is the WBA Heavyweight Champion = = Oleg Maskaev is the WBC Heavyweight Champion =