JACK DEMPSEY BOXING TRIBUTE HD – MANASSA MAULER

Jack Dempsey The Manassa Mauler Tribute

William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (“The Manassa Mauler”) (June 24, 1895 — May 31, 1983) was an American professional boxer and cultural icon of the 1920s.[1] 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.[2][3] 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.[4] 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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