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  1. Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 1

    Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 1

    James Joseph “Gene” Tunney was a legendary boxer from New York City who made a name for himself representing the Marine Corps in the ring towards the close of WWI. With his drive and evolving passion, he went on to become an illustrious boxing icon, paving the way with his unbeatable ambition.

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  2. Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 2

    Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 2

    An underdog compared to defending heavyweight world boxing champion Jack Dempsey, Gene Tunney had big goals and aspirations of changing that narrative. Despite the challenges he faced, Tunney went on to dominate in the sport while making impressive history along the way.

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  3. Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 3

    Tunney Brought Boxing Notoriety to Speculator New York - Part 3

    In a new era of boxing after Jack Dempsey’s retirement, Gene Tunney continued building his legacy with victories before retiring from the sport at the age of 31. He accumulated notable boxing, professional and personal accomplishments in his lifetime, all of which are still recognized and acknowledged today.

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  4. Bobby Stewart - Upstate New York’s Gift to the Boxing World

    Bobby Stewart - Upstate New York’s Gift to the Boxing World

    In the early 1970’s, a local boy by the name of Robert “Bobby” Stewart emerged upon the boxing scene and had all of the old-time fight fans in the area being reminded of its boxing glory days, and put Amsterdam back on the boxing map.

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