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Category Archives: Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey Returns

I was simultaneously flabbergasted and thrilled the recent morning Jack Dempsey, age twenty-four and just a week after tomahawking slow, long-inactive, and overconfident giant Jess Willard, marched into my gym and said, “I’m taking my career to the twenty-first century. You interested?” Only pride prevented me from dropping to my knees and thanking all deities. […]

Also posted in Anderson Silva, Boxing, Dana White, Jess Willard, Jon Jones, Mixed Martial Arts, New Orleans, Steve Ballmer, Wladimir Klitschko

Battling Siki

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Alcohol, Battling Siki, Boxing, Georges Carpentier, Murder, New York City, Paris, Senegal, William Muldoon

Tiger Flowers at the Wheel

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Black”

Also posted in Atlanta, Boxing, Georgia, Harry Greb, Jack Delaney, Ku Klux Klan, Racism, Tiger Flowers

I’m Harry Greb

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Cars & Driving, Eyes, Gene Tunney, Harry Greb, Health, Pittsburgh, Tiger Flowers

Babe Ruth v. King Tut

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Al Capone, Babe Ruth, Boxing, Cloning, DNA, Egypt, Gene Tunney, King Tut

Rocky Rebuts

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Joe Louis, Lennox Lewis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Visiting Sonny Liston

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko Thinks

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Gene Tunney Returns

I see Jack Dempsey thinks Shakespeare and I have been hobnobbing in literary heaven. Actually, the truth is rather more mundane. I’ve been competing against experienced thespians, outperforming the louts, and am scheduled to debut as Hamlet, but restrictive political and economic circumstances as well as dreadful sanitation in early 17th century England have compelled […]

Also posted in Boxing, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko Versus the Legends

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Marciano Dines at Dempsey’s

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Evander Holyfield, Gene Tunney, George Bernard Shaw, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, William Shakespeare, Wladimir Klitschko

The Dempsey Obsession

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Earnie Shavers, Eldridge Cleaver, Floyd Patterson, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Muhammad Ali, Red Grange, Sonny Liston, Wilt Chamberlain

Dashing Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, George Foreman, Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali, NSA

Jack Johnson Challenges Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Racism

Straight Punches from Jack Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, New York City

Cowboy Luttrell Demolishes Jack Dempsey

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Nat Fleischer, New York City

Heavyweight Champions Respond

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Jack Johnson, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko