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The Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 1921

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The Dempsey-Carpentier Fight, 1921

Photograph showing the 100, 000 strong crowd at the fight between Georges Carpentier and Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Championship of the World held at Jersey City, USA, on 2nd July 1921. Date: 1921

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The Great Carpentier-Dempsey Fight of 1921: A Historical Moment in Boxing and American Culture This iconic photograph captures the electrifying atmosphere of the historic Carpentier-Dempsey fight held on July 2, 1921, at Jersey City, USA. With an astounding crowd of over 100,000 people, this event marked the peak of boxing's popularity in the United States during the early 20th century. Jack Dempsey, the reigning Heavyweight Champion of the World, defended his title against Georges Carpentier, a French boxing sensation. The anticipation leading up to the fight was palpable, with both fighters boasting impressive records and immense public support. The scene depicted in this photograph is a testament to the passion and excitement that surrounded professional boxing during this era. The diverse crowd, estimated at 100,000 strong, gathered in Jersey City to witness history unfold. The energy and tension in the air are evident as the spectators eagerly await the start of the highly anticipated bout. This photograph is a significant historical document, providing a glimpse into the past and the cultural significance of boxing during the Roaring Twenties. The Carpentier-Dempsey fight remains a pivotal moment in the annals of boxing history, and this image serves as a powerful reminder of the sport's ability to captivate and unite large audiences. The event took place at the old Polo Grounds, which held a rich history of its own, having hosted numerous major sporting events throughout the years. The Carpentier-Dempsey fight, however, would go down as one of the most memorable moments in the venue's storied history. This photograph, with its stunning composition and evocative details, offers a unique perspective on a bygone era, inviting us to reflect on the enduring power of sports and their ability to bring people together.

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