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. Presented here is an original wire photo which depicts and fit and ready Jack Dempsey in training. Circa early 1920's. This is an original wire photo. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back with no staining. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. 6 3/4" x 8 3/4."