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Last updated on 2017/05/06

World Negro Heavyweight Title

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Rufus Jones 1938/08/12<  
Billed as champion in Louisville, KY; still champion as of 39/09/26.
Jack Claybourne 1941/07/18< NY*
Reported by a Louisville, KY paper in 43 as having defeated Jones in New York.
Haille Samara (Seelie Samara) 1941/08/07 Louisville, KY
Has been recognized in Iowa as early as 41/07/08 (see below).
Jack Claybourne [2] 1941/09/02 Louisville, KY
Still champion as of 41/10/08.
Haille Samara [2] 1942/04/02<  
King Kong Clayton 1942/05/01 Louisville, KY
Haille Samara / Seelie Samara [3] 1942/11/10 Louisville, KY
Still/again recognized in Louisville, KY as of 44/01/05.