Jack Johnson came to Spain in March 1916, almost a year after losing the world title heavyweight in Havana against Jess Willard. He landed in Spain under the pretext of spend there a few days off before continuing his journey to South America. But the brief visit was extended until February 1919. During this period, the famous black boxer became immersed in the most unusual experiences and played all kinds of jobs: actor, spy, journalist, advertising agent, bullfighter … Were the best years of his life because, although the money went into their pockets as quickly as it came, he knew that behind every corner could wait for him the most exciting adventure.
Discover this fascinating story in the book Jack Johnson in Spain.