Originally Posted by Chaney
In his book, Kings of the Ring, Gavin Evans gives a mean assessment of Dempsey, both inside and outside the ring.
He claims that Dempsey's stamina was poor. He said that in the Willard fight Jack was lucky the bout was stopped when it was, as he was himself on the point of exhaustion.
Itīs true. Dempsey punched himself out and if Willard hadnīt been such a ***** and a weakling he could have defeated Dempsey.
Dempseyīs whole fame is based on his beating Willard which doesnīt impress me. No one thinks about how weak his opponents were and that he never fought Wills.