DEMPSEY, JACK-TOMMY GIBBONS OFFICIAL PROGRAM (1923)
Jack Dempsey fought Tom Gibbons on July 4, 1923. Dempsey won by decision after 15 rounds to successfully defend his World Heavyweight Title. The fight was held in Shelby, Montana and nearly bankrupted the town. It was forever more known as the "Rape Of Shelby." Presented here is an official program to the bout. This is the official on-site program for the Dempsey-Gibbons bout in 1923.The program measures 8 inches by 10 3/4 inches.The program contains 10 pages and is not scored.There is a fold down the middle of the program.The cover has come loose from the inside pages and there is small piece of back cover missing from the lower left right corner.There is corner and edge wear inside and out.