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15/04/1875 Heavyweight boxer James J. Jeffries is born

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The Greats: James J. Jeffries

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DBBH - Jack Johnson -vs- Jim Jeffries (July 4th, 1910)

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Jeffries Fitzsimmons fight 1899

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.