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Tommy Burns - Jack Johnson Program & Ribbon (2)

Tommy Burns - Jack Johnson Program & Ribbon (2)

On December 26, 1908 Jack Johnson defeated Tommy Burns in Australia to become the first African American to win the heavyweight title. Offered here is a very scarce official program to the fight. 76 pages complete with profiles and photos of the fighters. Tight binding. Not scored. Cover staining which runs into the program . Also offered is a rare Official's ribbon from the fight which names the fighters. 2" x 5 1/2." Some fraying on the edges.

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