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The Reader’s Notebook: James J. Jeffries

Apr 15, 2019

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April 15, 2019 -- James Jackson Jeffries was an American professional boxer and World Heavyweight Champion. He was known for his enormous strength and stamina. Using a technique taught to him by his trainer, former Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Tommy Ryan, Jeffries fought out of a crouch with his left arm extended forward.