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Jack Dempsey fought Tom Gibbons on July 4, 1923, winning by decision after 15 rounds to successfully defend his World Heavyweight Title. The fight was held in Shelby, Montana and nearly bankrupted the town. It was forever known as the "Rape Of Shelby." Offered here is an original on-site poster to this event on original, paper picturing both fighters and other dignitaries involved with the event. Mounted on board with bold color, print and images. Some soiling and slight bubbling plus edge and surface wear. Overall, the poster presents very well and measures 23" x 35".
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