The first black heavyweight boxer who became world champion, is Jack Johnson.
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Joe Louis (5 first round knockouts).
Jack Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion in 1908.
In the boxing context Tommy Burns was a world heavyweight champion who was the first white boxer to agree to fight a black boxer for the world title. On Boxing Day 1908 he lost his title to Jack Johnson who became the first ever black heavyweight champion of the world. Johnson was not the first black champion as many books say. tHAT HONOUR GOES TO First Black man to win a world boxing title; held three world boxing titles: paperweight, bantamweight and featherweight; invented shadow boxing and the suspended punching bag; fought in the world's longest fight.
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olympic gold medalist pete rademacher, when he fought Floyd Patterson in 1957.
If you mean "First black heavywieght champion", then no, that accolade goes to Jack Johnson who won the world heavyweight title on December 26, 1908.
joe Louis vs john Henry Lewis.
Muhammad Ali first fight he lost was in 1971 he lost to American boxer Joe Frazier that match also lost him the tittle of heavyweight champion of the world.
jack Johnson before him was the first black boxer to win the heavyweight title, and in Johnson's day, you also had sam langford, joe jeanette, sam mc vey etc fighting. Canadian boxer george godfrey was before that again, back in the bare knucke days.
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It is likely that Joe Louis was the first boxer to be paid 100,000 for a fight. He was paid that amount for his second fight with Rocky Marciano.
Jack Johnson won the title in 1915, some 50 years before Ali
Lenox Lewis is a boxer from Britain. He was the first British boxer to win the undisputed heavyweight title since an earlier boxer won the title in the year 1899.
Mohammad Ali or Cassius Clay was the first boxer ever to win the world heavyweight title thrice.
Tyson weighed 214 when he fough hector Mercedes in his first pro fight in 1985.
oliver mccall by tko in the 2nd round where he lost the wbc heavyweight title
it was joe Johnson punks not jack Johnson im sick of lookin up joe Johnson and gettin jack Johnson u heard me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -beyonce Knowles yea dats rite its me! Jack Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion from 1908-1915. The first colored boxer was Joe Gans, Joseph Gant also known as"the old master" he fought from 1881-1909 as the first lightweight black boxer ever. Adam Shiflett