DEMPSEY, JACK-JESS WILLARD PRE FIGHT POSTER (1919)
On July 4,1919 Jack Dempsey froght Jess Willard for the Heavyweight Title.In a fight that saw Willard knocked down several times and hurt badly the fight was won by Dempsey in a 3rd round TKO. Presented here is a pre fight poster advertising the Dempsey-Willard championship fight. This is a paper poster picturing both fighters in various poses. Issued by the Chicago Herald And Examiner. Professionally linen backed. The images are crisp and clear. Very slight fading. Blank back. Exceptionally rae, the only example we have seen. 18" x 24."