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's training camp for his bout with Dempsey.
This antique wirephoto of Willard's training camp is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." There are small creases in the corners and along the edges. Clean photo with no rips or tears.