Originally Posted by LittleRed
No. Dempsey was 15 fucking years old when Gans died of TB. Simply did not happen.
Panama Joe Gans, with Wills ,and Louis.1938
Godfrey was the main sparring partner
Tate was used for strength
Jamaica Kid for brawling
Gans for speed .
[I pinched this info from CBZ.]
BTW. Gans beat Dempsey in 1923 and Wills in 1927 .