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Old 04-07-2013, 12:53 PM   #17
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Default Re: Johnson on Dempsey-nice titbits here.

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Originally Posted by burt bienstock View Post
Jack Johnson was a con artist who is not to be taken too seriously as an
unbiased boxing observer.For EXAMPLE his article above states "once during his [Dempsey's] training, I saw JOE GANS make him [Dempsey] look ridiculous ",Unquote....The only problem with this Jack Johnson nonsense is that the LW Joe Gans DIED in 1910 from tuberculosis, years before Dempsey turned pro......Maybe Johnson was refering to the ghost of Joe Gans....?

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