Gene Tunney was born May 25, 1897 in New York City. He won the American Light Heavyweight Title on January 13, 1922 in a bout with Battling Levinsky. He won the World Heavyweight Title on September 23, 1926 against Jack Dempsey. His final record was 77-1-3 with 45 KO's. Presented here is a vintage wirephoto. This photo measures 6 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches.The photo has a tear in the upper right corner with paper loss.There are small creases in the other corners.The bottom edge shows some wear.The back has the attached wire info.The image is clean.