Jack Dempsey - autographs
Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He was one of the most successful boxers in history, and is a member of both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame. Dempsey is perhaps best known for his championship bout against Gene Tunney in 1926. Jack Dempsey was known for his powerful punching and aggressive fighting style. He held the world heavyweight title from 1919 to 1926, and successfully defended it eight times. Jack Dempsey’s career ended in an upset loss to Tunney in 1926, after which he retired from boxing. Jack Dempsey died on May 31, 1983 at the age of 87.
Dempsey was known as the “Manassa Mauler” and was one of the most popular boxers in history. Jack Dempsey signature is highly sought after by collectors, so don’t miss your chance!