DEMPSEY, JACK ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1919-PRE WILLARD)
On July 4,1919 Jack Dempsey would fight Jess Willard for the Heavyweight Title. In a brutal fight, Willard would be knocked down several times. Dempsey would win the bout by TKO in 3 rounds. Presented here is an original wire photo of Jack Dempsey taken on May 23, 1919, about 5 weeks before this historic fight. This is an original wire photo with date stamp on reverse. Bold image. Printer marks outside of image. Corner wear. Not creased except a small one in upper left corner. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4."