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Corbett Fitzsimmons Boxing Ring

Corbett Fitzsimmons Boxing Ring

Date of photo: March 17,1897
Photographer: Unknown

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In 1897 Nevada's first world championship prize fight was held in Carson City. "Gentleman Jim" Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons battled it out in this ring, which was built at the corner of Musser and Harbin streets. Spectators came from all over the country to watch the fight. Here Corbett is inspecting the ring before the fight.


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Date Uploaded: February 3, 2019

Source: Carson City: The Early Years

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