jack dempsey :
- n United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)
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- AP Sportlight
1921 — The Jack Dempsey-Georges Carpentier heavyweight match at Rickard's Orchard in Jersey City, N.J., becomes the first million-dollar gate in boxing history. The receipts total $1,789,238 with $50 ringside seats. In front of 80,183, Dempsey knocks out Carpentier at 1:16 of the fourth round.
July 1, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
- Tunney Boxings Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey
A book about Irish boxing giants has recently been released. "Tunney: Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey" by Jack Cavanaugh outlines Gene Tunney's two famous victories over fellow Irish pugilist Jack Dempsey in the 1920s.
June 26, 2013 - Irish Central