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Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney competed for the World's Championship on September 23, 1926 at the Sesqui-Centennial Stadium in Philadelphia, PA (later known as Philadelphia Municipal Stadium, and then John F. Kennedy Stadium). This ten-round bout was part of the 1926 Sesqui-Centennial Exposition, and Tunney defeated Dempsey claiming the World Heavyweight Champion title. The offered pair includes: Program - 32-pages, featuring black-and-white images of Tunney, Dempsey and the stadium. About VG/EX; Medal - 3"-diameter medal with a few border details. The front reads "World's Championship - 1926 - Sesqui-Centennial" and the back features the Liberty Bell. Apparent EX/MT.
1926 Tunney vs. Dempsey Program and Medal (2 Pieces) From the Sesqui-Centennial Exposition and World's Fair in Philadelphia
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