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Jack Dempsey boxer

Jack Dempsey image
Status inactive
Age 87
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1914-08-18
Born 1895-06-24
Death 1983-05-31
Nationality USA
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
bouts
69
won
55
lost
6
draw
8
bouts
69
won
55
lost
6
draw
8
Status inactive
Age 87
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1914-08-18
Born 1895-06-24
Death 1983-05-31
Nationality USA
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. A cultural icon of the 1920s, Dempsey's aggressive fighting 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. Dempsey is ranked tenth on The Ring magazine's list of all-time heavyweights and seventh among its Top 100 Greatest Punchers, while in 1950 the Associated Press voted him as the greatest fighter of the past 50 years. He is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and was in the previous Boxing Hall of Fame.

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. A cultural icon of the 1920s, Dempsey's aggressive fighting 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. Dempsey is ranked tenth on The Ring magazine's list of all-time heavyweights and seventh among its Top 100 Greatest Punchers, while in 1950 the Associated Press voted him as the greatest fighter of the past 50 years. He is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and was in the previous Boxing Hall of Fame.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 22, 1927 Gene Tunney WWWWWW Soldiers Field, Chicago National Boxing Association World Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 21, 1927 Jack Sharkey WWWWWW Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
KO
Sept. 23, 1926 Gene Tunney WWWWWW Sesquicentennial Stadium, Philadelphia National Boxing Association World Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 14, 1923 Luis Angel Firpo WWWWWW Polo Grounds, New York NYSAC World Heavyweight

WIN
KO
July 4, 1923 Tommy Gibbons WWWWWW Arena, Shelby World Heavyweight

WIN
Points
July 2, 1921 Georges Carpentier WWWWWW Boyle's Thirty Acres, Jersey City National Boxing Association World Heavyweight

World Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 14, 1920 Bill Brennan WWDWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 6, 1920 Billy Miske WLDDLW Floyd Fitzsimmons Arena, Benton Harbor WIN
KO
July 4, 1919 Jess Willard WLWWWW Bay View Park Arena, Toledo WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 30, 1918 Gunboat Smith LLLLDL Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
KO
Dec. 16, 1918 Carl Morris LLWWLL Louisiana Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
KO
Nov. 28, 1918 Billy Miske WWWLW Olympia A.C., Philadelphia WIN
NWS
Nov. 18, 1918 Porky Dan Flynn LLLLLL Olympia A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO
Nov. 6, 1918 Battling Levinsky WWWLLW Olympia A.C., Philadelphia WIN
KO
Sept. 14, 1918 Jack Moran WDLLWL Moana Springs Arena, Reno WIN
KO
Sept. 13, 1918 Willie Meehan WWLWWD Civic Auditorium, San Francisco LOSS
Points
Aug. 24, 1918 Terry Kellar LLLLLD Westwood Field Gym, Dayton WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 1918 Fred Fulton WDWWWW Federal League Baseball Park, Harrison WIN
KO
July 6, 1918 Porky Dan Flynn LLLLLL Auditorium, Atlanta WIN
KO
July 4, 1918 Bob Devere LWLLLW Miners Park, Joplin WIN
KO
July 1, 1918 Tom McCarty LDDLLL Convention Hall, Tulsa WIN
KO
May 29, 1918 Arthur Pelkey LWWLLL Stockyards Stadium, Denver WIN
KO
May 22, 1918 Dan Ketchell LLLL Excelsior Springs WIN
KO
May 3, 1918 Billy Miske WWDWWW Auditorium, Saint Paul DRAW
NWS
March 25, 1918 Tom Riley LLL Southwest A.C., Joplin WIN
KO
March 16, 1918 Fred Saddy L Phoenix A.C., Memphis WIN
KO
Feb. 25, 1918 Bill Brennan WWDLWD Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 14, 1918 Fireman Jim Flynn LLLWWL Fort Sheridan WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1918 Carl Morris LLLWWL Broadway Auditorium, Buffalo WIN
DQ
Jan. 24, 1918 Homer Smith WWWWWL Racine WIN
KO
Nov. 2, 1917 Carl Morris WLLLWW Dreamland Rink, San Francisco WIN
Points
Oct. 2, 1917 Gunboat Smith DWWWLW Recreation Park, San Francisco WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1917 Bob McAllister DWDLWL Arena, Emeryville WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1917 Charley Miller WLLLWL Arena, Emeryville WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 1917 Willie Meehan LWWLDW Dreamland Rink, San Francisco DRAW
Points
Aug. 10, 1917 Willie Meehan DWLWWL Dreamland Rink, San Francisco DRAW
Points
Aug. 1, 1917 Al Norton WDDDDL Arena, Emeryville WIN
KO
July 25, 1917 Willie Meehan DDWLWW Arena, Emeryville WIN
Points
April 11, 1917 Al Norton WLWDDD West Oakland Club, Oakland DRAW
Points
March 28, 1917 Willie Meehan WWWWDD Arena, Emeryville LOSS
Points
March 21, 1917 Al Norton WWLWDD West Oakland Club, Oakland DRAW
Points
Feb. 13, 1917 Fireman Jim Flynn LLLLLW Trocadero Hall, Murray LOSS
KO
Oct. 16, 1916 Dick Gilbert WLLLWW Salt Lake Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1916 Terry Kellar LDDLLL Bijo Hall, Ely WIN
Points
July 14, 1916 John Lester Johnson WWWWWL Harlem S.C., New York DRAW
NWS
July 8, 1916 Bert Kenny WWLLLD Fairmont A.C., Bronx WIN
NWS
June 24, 1916 Andre Anderson WWWWLD Fairmont A.C., Bronx WIN
NWS
May 30, 1916 Bob York DLWLDL Elko Theater, Price Advertised for Pacific Coast Lightheavyweight

WIN
KO
May 17, 1916 Dan Ketchell Mozart Theatre, Provo WIN
Technical knockout
May 3, 1916 Terry Kellar WDLLDD Alhambra Theater, Ogden Billed for the World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
April 8, 1916 Joe Bonds WDDWWW Bijo Hall, Ely Billed for the World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
March 17, 1916 George Christian WDDDLW Eko Theater, Price Billed for the World Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 9, 1916 Cyril Kohen Mozart Theatre, Provo Billed for the World Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 23, 1916 Boston Bearcat Armory, Ogden WIN
KO
Feb. 21, 1916 Jack Downey WWLWDW Grand Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1916 Johnny Sudenberg LWWWDD Bijo Hall, Ely WIN
KO
Dec. 20, 1915 Jack Gillian Grand Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1915 Jack Downey DDWWLW Grand Theater, Salt Lake City DRAW
Points
Nov. 19, 1915 George Coplen WL Lyric Opera House, Cripple Creek WIN
KO
Oct. 23, 1915 Andy Malloy WDLDLL Moose Hall, Montrose WIN
KO
Oct. 7, 1915 Andy Malloy WWDLDL Gem Theater, Durango WIN
NWS
Sept. 23, 1915 Fred Woods Moose Hall, Montrose WIN
KO
June 11, 1915 Johnny Sudenberg DLWWWD Airdome, Tonopah DRAW
Points
May 31, 1915 Johnny Sudenberg LDLWWW Hippodrome, Goldfield DRAW
Points
April 26, 1915 Emmanuel Campbell Airdrome Arena, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1915 Jack Downey DWWDDW Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City LOSS
Points
April 1, 1915 Chief Gordon Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
March 3, 1915 John Pierson Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Feb. 2, 1915 Joe Lyons Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Jan. 1, 1915 Battling Johnson Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Nov. 30, 1914 Billy Murphy Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Nov. 2, 1914 Young Hancock Garrick Theater, Salt Lake City WIN
KO
Aug. 18, 1914 Young Herman Ramona A.C. Arena, Colorado Springs DRAW
Points