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Gene Tunney

Awards And Accomplishments

Tunney was defeated only once in is professional boxing career, retiring with a record of seventy-six wins to his one loss. He was the first heavy-weight champion to retire without losing his title.
1919 American Expeditionary Force light heavyweight champion
1922 Light heavyweight champion of North America
1923 Light heavyweight champion of North America (regains title)
1926-28 Heavyweight champion of the world
1990 Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

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Famous Sports StarsBoxingGene Tunney Biography - A Boxing New Yorker, First North America, Then The World, Chronology, The "battle Of The Long Count" - SELECTED WRITINGS BY TUNNEY: