Boxing History’s Most Brutal Fight: The story behind it

By bjpenndotcom - February 14, 2016

The year was 1909 in Paris France when the last man left standing would be declared the winner of this brutal boxing bout that lasted over three hours, with a high volume of knockdowns these warriors gutted out the most brutal fight recorded in the modern boxing era.

Take a look into the past of boxing and relive one of combat sports near fatal fights with 49 rounds over 3 hrs of boxing that had both men near death at the end of the bout. Joe Jeanette will always be remembered for not being allowed to fight in the US and being forced to fight overseas to make a living.

Check out a piece of boxing history in this video.