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Gene Tunney

Gene Tunney (May 25, 1897 - November 7, 1978) was the heavyweight boxing champion from 1926-28 who defeated Jack Dempsey in 1926 and 1927 and retired undefeated after winning against Tom Heeney in 1928.

He was elected as Ring Magazine's Fighter of the Year in 1928. He was elected to the World Boxing Hall of Fame[?] in 1980. He was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. He was elected to the Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame[?] in 2001.

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