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John Lawrence Sullivan

Named the initial Heavyweight Champ of gloved boxing so that as the final heavyweight champ of bare-knuckle boxing. He was imprisoned for unlawful boxing throughout a period when the activity was taboo. He was the initial American athlete to earn more than a million dollars. He resided on a plantation along with his wife, who passed on a couple of months before he do. Both he and Rocky Graziano had been legendary boxers.

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