Thursday, September 14, 2023

Dempsey vs Firpo 100 Years -- September 14, 2023

Cine-Mundial, September, 1923

One hundred years ago today, on 14-September-1923, heavyweight champ Jack Dempsey defeated challenger Luis Ángel Firpo from Argentina at the Polo Grounds in New York. It was one of the toughest four-minute fights ever. Firpo, the Wild Bull of the Pampas, was a popular hero throughout Latin America.

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