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Jack Dempsey

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Jack Dempsey's Biography

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey ("The Manassa Mauler") (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983) was an American professional boxer and cultural icon of the 1920s. He held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1919 to 1926. Dempsey's aggressive style and exceptional punching power made him one of the most popular boxers in history. Many of his fights set financial and attendance records, including the first million dollar gate. He is listed #10 on The Ring's list of all-time heavyweights and #7 among its Top 100 Greatest Punchers. In 1950, the Associated Press voted Dempsey as the greatest fighter of the past 50 years. He is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame; he was inducted into Ring magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame in 1951.

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  • Tyson and Holyfield at Hall of Fame

      News Source: CNN | 4 days ago
    In a reunion that was once unthinkable, Tyson will be Holyfield's presenter for his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame made the announcement on its website. Tyson will deliver the presenting speech for the
  • Tyson to induct Holyfield into Hall

      News Source: KTRK Houston | 4 days ago
    Over the years, they have put their ill feelings for each other to bed and even appeared in a recent television commercial spoofing the biting incident. Tyson and Holyfield will be together again when Tyson serves as the presenter for Holyfield's
  • World Cup watch parties spread across the US

      News Source: Merced Sun-Star | 1 month ago
    The Super Bowl might serve as one of the biggest annual watch parties in the U.S., but the World Cup appears to have turned the art of the get-together into a monthlong event for American sports fans. From public gatherings with oversized televisions

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  • Planned-Diet Weight Loss – Everlast Wood Beam Heavy Bag ...

      Blog Source: planned-diet.com | 4 months ago
    In 1917, a young fighter named Jack Dempsey introduced boxing to Golomb and Everlast. Dempsey asked Golomb to construct protective headgear that would last more than 15 rounds of intensive boxing training. Golomb specially designed ...
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      Blog Source: www.myaquariumclub.com | 4 months ago
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  • Clint Dempsey Groin Shot | Complex

      Blog Source: www.complex.com | 4 months ago
    To hold the last name of Dempsey is to uphold a legacy of just being cool. Jack Dempsey is one of the greatest boxers of all time. Jack "Nonpareil" Dempsey, a 19th century boxer, is also in the boxing hall of fame. There is also Patrick&

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