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Jack Dempsey

Awards And Accomplishments

1919 Won heavyweight title against Jess Willard
1920 Defended title successfully against Billy Miske
1920 Defended title successfully against Bill Brennan
1921 Defended title successfully against Georges Carpentier
1923 Defended title successfully against Tommy Gibbons
1923 Defended title successfully against Luis Angel Firpo
1926 Lost title to Gene Tunney
1950 Named greatest boxer of the half-century by the Associated Press
1954 Charter inductee to Boxing Hall of Fame
1990 Inducted officially to Boxing Hall of Fame Dempsey retired with a career record of eighty total bouts, sixty wins, six losses, eight draws, fifty knockouts and six no decisions.

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