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Jack Johnson

the second was joe Lewis

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Q: Who was the first black boxer to fight in a heavyweight title fight?
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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