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Gene Tunney

"The Fighting Marine"

61-1-1-19 / 45 KO / 1 NC

Heavyweight Champion

Five Philly starts included his title winning performance against legend Jack Dempsey. Also faced Tommy Loughran and Leo Houck here.

Born: 06/30/66  -  Died: 11/07/78

 
 
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Active 1915 to 1928 - Fought in Philly five times; first to win heavyweight title in Philadelphia

 

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