Originally Posted by Bummy Davis
Billy Conn was truly a tough guy, I met him in his 70's and was still fit and rugged looking.
I think Billy gives Gene a good fight but Gene the better all-around fighter in every aspect especially losing your cool..... Billy and Gene both were true Irishmen going in for the kill but Gene knew when to get on his bicycle....Tunney close UD
my dad (who is now passed) meet Billy in the 70s as well...my dad was a photographer, and Billy was at a sporting event in our hometown, which is about 50 miles from Pittsburgh. My dad said Billy was at that point a really good looking guy (no homo, lol) but also much bigger than he expected.