DEMPSEY, JACK ANTIQUE PHOTO (1926-TRAINING FOR TUNNEY)
Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is an antique photo of Jack Dempsey in 1926, training for his bout with Tunney. This antique photo of Jack Dempsey is 6 3/4" x 9 1/2." The lower left corner is ripped and there is wear along the bottom edge and in the corners. There are creases in the upper corners. Clean image.