WILLARD, JESS ORIGINAL TRAINING CAMP WIRE PHOTO (1919-FOR DEMPSEY)
Jess Willard, The Pottawatomie Giant, defeated Jack Johnson in Havana, Cuba on April 5, 1915 with a controversial KO in the 26th round to win the Heavyweight Title. He defended the title once before losing it to Jack Dempsey on July 4, 19191 in Toledo, Ohio. Presented here is an antique wirephoto of Jess Willard training for his bout with Dempsey.
This antique wirephoto is 7" x 9." There are small creases along the top edges and there are light marks where the photo was used in print. No rips or tears.