Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Mike and Tommy Gibbons - boxing

Mike and Tommy Gibbons were boxing brothers and Hall of Famers from the early 1900's who fought the likes of Harry Greb, Mike O'Dowd, Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey. Mike, Known as the St. Paul Phantom, was considered one of the greatest boxer of his time, though he never won a "Title". Tommy, though losing the fight, was the only man to ever go 15 rounds with Dempsey, in the Heavy Weight Championship fight in Shelby Montana on July 4, 1923.

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