Tag Archives: Jess Willard

A New Book on Jack Dempsey is Worth a Look

But certain new arrivals sometimes are promptly moved to the front of the line, which was the case with The Million Dollar Man: Jack Dempsey

“Jess Willard”: A Book Review by Thomas Hauser

Jess Willard’s ring career was defined by two fights: an April 5, 1915, victory over Jack Johnson in Havana, when […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Ring

BOXING IN DANTE’S INFERNO — Harry S Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, had a lot of pet […]