DEMPSEY, JACK & JACK KEARNS WIRE PHOTO (1921-DURING TRAINING FOR CARPENTIER)
Georges Carpentier fought Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Title on July 2,1921 in front of over 80,000 people at Boyle's Thirty Acres in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dempsey won the fight by stopping the smaller Carpentier in the 4th round. This was the first million dollar gate in boxing history. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Dempsey with his manager Jack Kearns at Dempsey's training camp for Carpentier. This is an original wire photo with pencil caption in back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased. Edge and corner wear. 8" x 10." Fabulous closeup photo of the two in discussion.