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What awards did William Harrison Jack Dempsey receive?

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January 19, 2008 4:21AM

1919 Won heavyweight title against Jess Willard

1920 Defended title successfully against Billy Miske

1920 Defended title successfully against Bill Brennan

1921 Defended title successfully against Georges Carpentier

1923 Defended title successfully against Tommy Gibbons

1923 Defended title successfully against Luis Angel Firpo

1926 Lost title to Gene Tunney

1950 Named greatest boxer of the half-century by the Associated Press

1954 Charter inductee to Boxing Hall of Fame

1990 Inducted officially to Boxing Hall of Fame Dempsey retired with a career record of eighty total bouts, sixty wins, six losses, eight draws, fifty knockouts and six no decisions. Edward J. Neil Trophy for "Fighter of the Year"

The James J. Walker Award for "Long and Meritorious Service to Boxing"