Lineal Heavyweight Champions

Bob Fitzsimmons
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Bob Fitzsimmons


Fitzsimmons stopped Peter Maher in an 1896 fight that was billed as a world heavyweight title fight, but didn't win the recognized lineal title until knocking out James J. Corbett in 14 rounds the following year.

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