There were a number of reasons why that fight is recalled as one of many good matches. The battle took devote September of 1923. The boxing world have been dominated by famous brands Port Dempsey for years. Dempsey needed the championship in 1919 and used onto it until this point.
Firpo, nicknamed El Toro delaware las Pampas, was known as one of many top heavyweight competitors on earth in 1923, but he would make record in his attempt to get the heavyweight title. Up to now there clearly was never a Latin National fighter that fought for the heavyweight title. In his efforts to get, he would not just signify herself, but he'd represent Latin Americans in general. The good thing for him is that by addressing Latin Americans he would also have the help of those who he was representing.
The battle needed place on the 14th of September and 80 thousand supporters were give view the fight.
The fight began with a surprise. Dempsey was the champion for a long time and many people only estimated him to part of and dispose of Firpo like he'd his other opponents. Firpo became more compared to fans expected as he arrived on the scene with a powerful attack.
Firpo linked to a right hand early in the first round and Dempsey felt the power of the blow. The punch caused him to decline to 1 knee. เว็บไทเกอร์
While that has been a shock, Dempsey later got back into the swing of points and put forth an effort in order to complete the round that rivals any single round performance. Dempsey continued the assault and proceeded to drop his opponent 7 instances before the round was over. Part of the situation in this struggle was that there was not really a three knockdown principle and there clearly was no rule requiring the opposite fighter to go into the natural part while his opponent was down. This meant that Dempsey can only stand over Firpo and await him to obtain up just to knock him down again.
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