Originally Posted by Seamus
Didn't he know the internet was coming and it's infinite potential to judge, mythologize and degrade?!
Greb knew this shit and destroyed all the films of him fighting!
Now, who is smarter?
You got me ,it has to be HARRY!
Dead on a slab in his early 30's but his name will live forever in Ring mythology.
Poor old Dempsey. Gone at 87, loved and admired by everyone,[well not you, McGrain, and Chris Pontius ]. shagged loads of film-stars, close friends with Fairbanks, Mix, Rogers,Chaplin, Getty etc, lauded by his contemporaries in the game, and many ,many others.
Received the biggest applause any time he entered a ring ,even 60 years after he retired. And the highest accolades of the trainers of his time. Arcel, Stillman etc.
Made and spent a fortune
Married three lovely women.
Where did it all go wrong for poor Jack?