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A Real Knockout

A moving picture was shown at the Grand Theatre 110 years ago on February 1-2, 1907 of the boxing match between "The Canadian Catapult" (Tommy Burns, the only Canadian-born world heavy-weight boxing champion) and "The Heavyweight Hurricane" (Jack O'Brien).  The fight had taken place in Los Angeles on November 28, 1906 and was fought to a 20-round draw.