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Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler


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Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler - Roberts, Randy
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Heavyweight Champion of the World from 1919 to 1926, Jack Dempsey, also known as the Manassa Mauler, began his boxing career as a skinny boy of sixteen, riding the rails and participating in hastily staged saloon bouts against miners and lumberjacks. In this incisive, fast-paced biography, Randy Roberts charts the life and career of a man widely regarded as one of the toughest ever to enter the ring. He details Dempsey's transition from barroom fights to professional boxing and his emerging reputation for fast, brutal ...

Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252071485

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