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Muhammad Ali Admired Gene Tunney’s Innovative Skillset

  Muhammad Ali was not always the most generous in praising the skills of other heavyweight boxers but one he admired was former champion Gene Tunney. Look at these quotes from my book Muhammad Ali: Portrait Of A Champion¬†“If you look at Tunney is where boxing started to get better. ...

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Al Capone Tried To Fix Dempsey vs. Tunney II

By Scoop Malinowski The book “Dempsey” authored by Jack and his daughter Barbara Piattelli Dempsey is chock full of anecdotes and revelations. One revelation regarding gangster Al Capone particularly stands out. On page 217, Dempsey drops the bombshell that his pal Capone, wanted to influence the outcome of the Dempsey ...

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