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 original antique wirephoto from September, 1927 of Dempsey training for his fight with Tunney. This original antique wirephoto of Jack Dempsey is 7" x 9." There is a small rip in the lower left side and in the upper right side. The corners are soft and there are some marks on the photo from when it was used in print.