Jimmy DeForest

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DeForest & Jack Dempsey: June 1919

Jimmy DeForest was an early 20th Century trainer of such future legendary boxers as Stanley Ketchel and Jack Dempsey. He later became a boxing matchmaker at the Polo Grounds.

DeForest also trained:

He also promoted the Harry Greb vs. Mickey Walker bout. DeForest also had an extensive collection of boxing memorabilia, much of which was lost in a house fire.