Jack Dempsey vs. Bill Brennan (2nd meeting)

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Jack Dempsey (left) & Bill Brennan

1920-12-14 : Jack Dempsey 188¼ lbs beat Bill Brennan 197 lbs by KO at 1:57 in round 12 of 15

  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Johnny Haukop

Notes

  • It was estimated that 13,000 people were in attendance and the receipts totaled $100,000.
  • Dempsey received $100,000 and Brennan got $35,000.
  • The Canadian Press Service reported: "The champion proved to be Brennan's master in nearly every stage of the bout."
  • Some claimed that Dempsey knocked out Brennan with a rabbit punch.
  • The July 1964 issue of Boxing Illustrated had an article about the Dempsey-Brennan fight titled "Dempsey's Toughest Fight: It wasn't with Firpo—it was with Bill Brennan."

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