DEMPSEY, JACK-GEORGES CARPENTIER WIRE PHOTO (1921-END OF FIGHT)
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 which depicts Dempsey looking on as Carpentier is counted out. This is an original Central News Photo Service wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased. Minor edge wear. 7 1/4" x 9."