William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey was the full name of an American professional boxer and ruled from 1919 to 1926 as the world heavyweight champion. He was born on June 24, 1895, and died on May 31, 1983. He had few nicknames, such as Kid Blackie and The Manassa Mauler.
In the 1920s, he had shown an aggressive fighting style and unique punching power that made him one of the most renowned boxers. He was in the 10th position on the list of The Ring magazine of all-time heavyweight and 7th on the list of 100 greatest punchers.
Moreover, he was voted as the greatest fighter of the past 50 years in 1950. His numerous attractive features made him famous, and his top 11 quotes are mentioned below that may help you.
“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”― Jack Dempsey
“By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.”― Jack Dempsey
“Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.”― Jack Dempsey
“You know what a champion is? A champion is someone who’s ready when the gong rings – not just before, not just after – but when it rings.”― Jack Dempsey
“Tall men come down to my height when I hit ’em in the body.”― Jack Dempsey
6th of 11 Jack Dempsey Quotes
“Number 4 should have been number 1. Thanks, Honey.”― Jack Dempsey
“A champion owes everybody something. He can never payback for all the help he got, for making him an idol.”― Jack Dempsey
“I was a pretty good fighter. But it was the writers who made me great.”― Jack Dempsey
“All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.”― Jack Dempsey
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“Tell him he can have my title, but I want it back in the morning.”― Jack Dempsey
“A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end.”― Jack Dempsey