Manassa Mauler


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Noun1.Manassa Mauler - United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)Manassa Mauler - United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)
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Known as the Manassa Mauler, he was the most popular boxer of his time.
Known as the "Manassa Mauler", he was the most popular boxer of his time.
More than 120,000 spectators, including Al Capone, had jammed into the Soldier Field stadium in Chicago to watch the clever Tunney outpoint and outbox the Manassa Mauler for 10 rounds.
Although Tunney twice defeated the popular Dempsey (in 1926 and again in the famous "long count" fight in 1927), he lacked the charisma of the "Manassa Mauler," who was uber-popular with the public and famous for his lethal punches--punches that traveled about 11 inches on their way to an unlucky opponent's jaw.
He was known as the Manassa Mauler and was the most popular boxer of his time.