DEMPSEY, JACK WITH CONN, LESNEVICH, BRADDOCK & LEONARD
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 wirephoto of Jack Dempsey with Benny Leonard, Billy Conn, Gus Lesnevich and Jimmy Braddock. It is an International News Photo. This original wirephoto of Jack Dempsey and other fighters is 8" x 9 3/4." The corners of the photo are slightly soft. Generally clean image with no rips or tears.