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." Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts action during this fight. This is an original Pacific & Atlantic wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back.Very small creases in three corners. Small edge tear on right border with no paper loss. 8" x 10."