This Day in Boxing

Tommy Burns Fights Draw vs Philadelphia Jack O’Brien This Day November 28, 1906

 

Tommy Burns Fights Draw vs Philadelphia Jack O’Brien This Day November 28, 1906

 

 

  • Tommy Burns 172
  • Philadelphia Jack O’Brien 163½
  • Naud Junction Pavilion, Los Angeles
  • D PTS  20/20
  • referee: James J. Jeffries
  • World Heavyweight Title

 

Notes

Shortly before the day of the fight, Jeffries was interviewed and asked who he thought would win. Amazingly, he publicly stated that he thought O’Brien was the better man. Burns bloodied O’Brien’s nose early and the latter literally ran away for the remainder of the 20 rounds.

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