William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey was the full name of an American professional boxer who reigned as world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. On June 24, 1895, he was born, and on May 31, 1983, he died. He was known by a few monikers, including Kid Blackie and The Manassa Mauler.
In the 1920s, he was known for his aggressive fighting style and remarkable punching power, which helped him become one of the most famous boxers. He was ranked 10th on The Ring magazine’s list of all-time heavyweights and 7th on the list of the 100 best punchers.
Furthermore, in 1950, he was elected the greatest combatant of the previous 50 years. His numerous beautiful features made him renowned, and his top 11 quotes that may benefit you are listed below.
- “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
- 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
- “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