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The Story of the Fight by Rounds, as Told by the Camera
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1~-During th? first round. Here
we see Jack and Georges feint?
?t for an opening. Thi3 was after
p*n*ntier had landed his first sting
lJ*_ right to the champion's jaw, and
** Jack advances this time the
Photograph shows that he has
thrown his left shoulder well up, as
?S^ard against the right hand that
sttaaost cobbed him of his world's
championship in the next round.
The picture gives an excellent
idea of how the two fighters com?
pared physically?Dempsey decided
' ly the more rugged figure.
2?In the first round. The men are
? in a clinch, with Carpentier hold?
ing and Dempsey roughing him
! around and punishing Georges with
i jarring short-arm blows. . These
punches sapped Carpentier's i
strength in the opening round. '?
Dempsey's greater bulk enabled him ;
to handle the slender challenger al- j
most as he pleased. In almost every j
clinch Dempsey, holding with one j
arm, hit with his free hand, inflict- ;
: ing severe punishment.
j o?in the second round. Another ;
| illustration of the manner in j
which Dempsey punished Carpentier i
in close quarters. Standing chest to I
chest. Dempsey is ripping -home up?
percuts and cuffing Georges about
the head with short right and left ,
hooks. When Carpentier sought to
protect his face from these blows
Dempsey shifted his attack to the
body, shooting in terrific punches.
A?Start of the third round. Dernp- i
sey is advancing on Carpentier, !
who is backing away slowly, left j
hand extended. Dempsey has his ;
left shoulder well up, as a guard j
against Georges' dangerous right \
hand. Had Carpentier been satis- j
fied to stay away from his heavier j
opponent for five or six rounds un- j
til the champion had lost some of his [
speed, it is possible the fight would
have lasted longer. But Georges
traded blows with Dempsey and took
GJ?Round three. Carpentier falls
through the ropes. Here we see
Georges partly suspended across the
second strand of the ring. This was
not the result of a blow by Dempsey,
but a shove given as the men were
\ sliding along the ropes, the cham-1
pion following the challenger relent?
lessly. In trying to edge by his foe
| man and gain the center of the ring,
Carpentier partly slipped and Jack
: happened to push the Frenchman
half out of the ring.
s?The first knockdown. Here Car
pentier is stretched near the j
I center of the ring, after receiving J
a terrific right blow under the heart,
followed by a cruel left hook squarely
to the aide of the jaw.
7?The finish in the fourth round.
Referee Ertle is counting out
Carpentier. Dempsey is standing
with his back against the ropes, ?
ready to resume the battle should
Carpentier regain his ' ^et.