It was dubbed the “Fight of the Century.” Jack Dempsey, world heavyweight champion, defending his title against Georges Carpentier, World War I Hero. The prize, $1 million. Henry Hascup, President of the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame and Boxing Historian, will chronicle why Jersey City was chosen as the venue for the championship bout, how the fight changed boxing promotion and the fight’s career impact for Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier.
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