Dempsey-Firpo Notes

Dempsey, 28, is slightly more than four months Firpo's senior. Jack was born June 28, 1895; Luis, Oct. 29, 1895.

Jack Reams (Dempsey manager): "There is a lot of people I'd rather be than Firpo when Dempsey is turned loose. My advice to all ticket purchasers is to be in your seat early. There is liable to be a repetition of the Fulton and Willard fights."

Bill Brennan (only man who has been knocked out by both Dempsey and Firpo in the same round—the twelfth) : "I wouldn't...

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