Copyright 2007 by William A. Mays, Proprietor
Throughout the 1880s, the National Police Gazette and boxing champion John L. Sullivan carried on a mutually beneficial relationship. The Gazette helped Sullivan promote himself and his matches and Sullivan helped the Gazette boost readership. Here are the first selected readings. More to come.
Sullivan Refutes a Slander
January 17, 1885
Sullivan Wins! Ryan Unable to Come Up
February 18, 1882
The Battle Won and Lost
July 20, 1889