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Topical Budget 840-2: Illinois, U.S.A. - The Fight of the Age (1927)
 

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Vivid highlights of the Tunney-Dempsey championship contest at Soldiers' Field, Chicago. View of the stadium from the air. Weighing in - Tunney 13st. 7lbs., Dempsey 13st. 10┬Żlbs. Medium close shot of Gene Tunney on the scales, followed by Jack Dempsey. The contestants enter the ring and the fight commences. The fight went the full 10 rounds, Tunney being declared the winner on points. Tunney acknowledging cheers from the ring. "Still champion!". Close-up of Tunney.