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Old 02-10-2013, 09:53 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by PowerPuncher View Post
The claims Wills turned down a fight with Tunney are knocked back by Wills himself here, saying Tunney 'wasn't a coward and had common sense staying away from him'.
Tunney called out Wills very publicaly, and Wills response was muted at best.

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The story of Wills not blaming Dempsey is clearly not the case. I read Wills sued Dempsey in the early 30s for reneging on the fight contract. Does anyone know anything on this?
It was this which prety much drew a line under negotiations for a title fight.
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