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Old 01-27-2013, 08:47 AM   #154
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Default Re: Dempsey v Langford

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Originally Posted by Unforgiven View Post
Dempsey v Carpentier, Boyle's Forty Acres, 1921
Was there even a "house fighter" at that match ?

At least half of America seemed to be supporting the Frenchman, because Dempsey was a draft-dodger.
" House fighter", Dempsey was booed into the ring.
Isn't the internet great ?
You can accuse an official of corruption without providing one shred of proof for your libel,and from the anonymnity ,and safety of your key board .
Any wishing to read up on James Dougherty will find he had a big heart and helped out many down on their luck boxers such as Battling Nelson. I don't think they will find much in the way of dirty washing to uncover.
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