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Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassas, 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. In his career Dempsey met and defeated Tommy Gibbons, Georges Carpentier, Fred Fulton, Billy Miske and Luis Firpo. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is an original, official program for an exhibition conducted by Jack Dempsey at Doyle's Vernon Coliseum in Los Angeles on June 3, 1924. Dempsey was, at the time world heavyweight champion. He boxed two men on this show, Rocco Stramaglia and Sam Eisman.
This is an original, official program which pictures Dempsey on the cover. 18 pages complete with photos of fighters of the era including Jess Willard, Jack Brittan and others. Tight binding. Clean inside and out. Not scored. Has a tear on back cover with a small loss of paper, approximately 2 1/2" x 3," with some loss of advertising only. 7" x 10 1/4."

Size: 7 x 10 1/4

Condition: good