Originally Posted by Seamus
I give a lot of credit to Tunney for pursuing this fight. I don't overly criticize Wills for not taking the fight. He did not need to prove any further that he was Dempsey's best challenger and that Dempsey was yellow coward fraud.
I agree with the first two points.
Given that Dempsey was fighting grown men in saloons when he was sixteen, for a" pass the hat round "couple of bucks. I think the underlined statement is not only unjust but absurd.
I have this fleeting mental image of you repeating it face to face to Mr Dempsey when he was prime. It is a very satisfying image.