Prizefighter known for his savage style which scored him forty-nine knockouts. He held the World Heavyweight Title in boxing from 1919 to 1926.
He would spend nights in hobo camps in his youth when he had no money.
He became a member of The Ring magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame in 1951.
He was married four times, and had three kids, one adopted.
He defeated Jess Willard via TKO on July 4, 1919.