DEMPSEY, JACK WIRE PHOTO (1926-WEIGHING IN FOR 1ST TUNNEY FIGHT)
On September 23, 1926 at Sesquicentennial Stadium in Philadelphia in front of a crowd of 120,557 Jack Dempsey defended his heavyweight tile against Gene Tunney. Tunney, the better boxer, avoided the powerful blows of Dempsey and won a unanimous ten round decision and the title. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Jack Dempsey weighing in for this fight on the day of the fight. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. 8" x 9."