DEMPSEY, JACK-GEORGES CARPENTIER ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1921)
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 action wire photo from this fight depicting the end of the fight with Carpentier on the canvas. This is an original Underwood & Underwood wore photo with their stamp on the back and caption on the front. Left edge appears trimmed. Tear on top right border with no paper loss. Not creased. Bold image. Clean. Minor edge and corner wear. 6 7/8" x 9."