James Joseph "Gene" Tunney (May 25, 1897 – November 7, 1978) was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1926-1928 who defeated Jack Dempsey twice, first in 1926 and then in 1927. Tunney's successful title defense against Dempsey is one of the most famous bouts in boxing history and is known as The Long Count Fight. Tunney retired as an undefeated heavyweight after his victory over Tom Heeney in 1928. Offered here is a wire photo of the retired Gene Tunney in Nova Scotia displaying his fabulous catch. This is an original, International News Photos wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Upper corner creases. Notation on right, white border. Clean front and back. Minor edge wear. 8" x 10."