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Old 07-14-2012, 12:37 AM   #26
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Default Re: Who Do You Rate Higher: Jack Dempsey or Jack Johnson ??

Originally Posted by psychoshane View Post
johnson had to overcome a lot more than Dempsey did just to get a title shot. Being black was a major handicap because the unwritten rule said the HW title was off limits to blacks. Dempsey never had to go through the difficulties Johnson did. Therefore, i have to vote for Johnson.
You should probably read Dempsey's biography. He overcame LOTS.
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