Originally Posted by rusak
Dempsey's power is laughably overrated. Dempsey wore, what, 5 ounce gloves for most of his fights? That's little more than a piece of tape and leather around your fist. These old time nutbags on here keep comparing him to guys who wore much larger gloves as if it didn't matter.
I didnt know 27 made me an old time nutbag
i guess im in my final years... If those small gloves were the reason for his knockouts and punching power then why wasnt every 180-190 pounder from that era a Dempsey like puncher that was knocking everybody out