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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. Ingemar Johansson was born in Sweden on October 16, 1932. He had his first professional fight on December 5, 1952. On June 26, 1959 he stopped Floyd Patterson in three rounds to become Heavyweight Champion. He posted career victories over Brian London, Eddie Machen, and Henry Cooper. He retired with a career mark of 26-2 with 17 wins by knockout. Presented here is an original wirephoto of both fighters at the "Dinner of Champions" in 1959.
This original wirephoto of Jack Dempsey and Ingemar Johansson is 7" x 9." There are small creases in the upper left corner. Clean image with no rips or tears.

Size: 7 x 9

Condition: near mint