The Fight


April 22, 2016

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On 22 June 1938, in New York's Yankee Stadium, German Max Schmeling and American Joe Louis were squaring off for the heavyweight championship of the world. More than 90,000 people crowded into the stadium and countless millions more listened on radios around the world. The pressure on each fighter was enormous. Joe Louis was not only fighting for the honour of his country, he was literally holding the hopes of all of black America in his fists. For Max Schmeling, the fight would demonstrate Hit...