Dempsey's jaw-breaking left hook KO's Willard
July 4, 1919
Challenger Jack Dempsey is five inches shorter and 58 pounds lighter than the 6-foot-6, 245-pound heavyweight champion, Jess Willard. But under the broiling sun in Toledo, Ohio, David conquers Goliath with his fists, not a sling shot. With one of his first punches, a devastating left hook, Dempsey breaks Willard's jaw.
He knocks Willard down seven times in the first round and wallops him for two more rounds. Besides the broken jaw, Willard has four teeth missing, ...
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