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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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Biofile: Jack Dempsey Interview

By Scoop Malinowski This Biofile was done on April 15, 1997 in New York City with Jack’s wife Deanna Dempsey. Status:  Former World Heavyweight champion 1919-1926. DOB: June 24, 1895  In:  Manassa, Colorado Childhood Hero:  “John L. Sullivan.” Nicknames:  Kid Blackie, Manassa Mauler (from Damon Runyan), Manassa Jack, The Man ...

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