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The last big bare-knuckle fight in boxing history was held illegally between undefeated John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain at a secret location in a little Mississippi town. Sullivan threw up in the ring in the 44th round, but won the fight. Both Sullivan and Kilrain fled the authorities afterward. Sullivan fought five police officers who tried to arrest him on a train in Memphis, stood trial in a small-town courtroom that had just one chair -- a barber's chair.

Boxing historian Christopher James Shelton told this colorful and true story in vivid detail on the Aug. 5, 2012 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show. If you like boxing, and enjoy history, this is a show you don't want to miss. Enjoy!

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