“I felt I had to give everything I had, whenever I was in the ring. I loved the applause, the roars of approval that fans gave whenever I landed a good hard punch or scored a knockdown. I felt that in return I had to do as well for them as I possibly could. I had to deserve their enthusiasm and applause, as well as their money.”

Topics: Jack Dempsey

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