Jack Dempsey

Born: June 24, 1895

world heavyweight champion from 1919-26; lost title to Gene Tunney, then lost “Long Count” rematch in 1927 when he floored Tunney in 7th round but failed to retreat to neutral corner; pro record 64-6-9 with 49 KOs.

Died: May 31, 1983

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