Legendary Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey in training in the 1920s.
This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it.
If the file has been modified from its original state, some details may not fully reflect the modified file.
Date unknown: American Heavyweight, Jack Dempsey. Became World Champion in 1919 by stopping Jess Willard in three rounds at Toledo, Ohio . Dempsey so outfought Willard he floored him seven times in the first round . Even though he was giving up three stone in weight to the Kansa Cowboy the Manassa Mauler battered Willard with a fearsome display of power. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive