FIRPO, LUIS & TRAINER JIMMY DEFOREST WIRE PHOTO (1923-TRAINING FOR DEMPSEY)
Jack Dempsey fought Luis Firpo on September 14, 1923 in defense of his World Heavyweight Title. Dempsey knocked Firpo out in the 2nd round, in one of the most exciting and historic fights in boxing history. Presented here is an antique wire photo of Luis Firpo and his trainer Jimmy DeForest preparing for this fight with Dempsey. This is an original wire photo which has been labeled on back in ink. Closed tear on right edge with tape repair on back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Mild crease in lower left corner. Minor edge and corner wear. 7 1/2" x 9 3/4."