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02/12/1907 Tommy Burns becomes a Heavyweight Champion


Tommy Burns vs James 'Gunner' Moir

Tommy Burns is the only Canadian-born World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The first to travel the globe in defending his title, Tommy made 11 title defenses despite often being the underdog due to his size. Burns famously challenged all comers as Heavyweight Champion, leading to a celebrated bout with the American Jack Johnson.
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